Planning and Environment

Our lawyers specialise in both private law and public law, including zoning and planning law, energy law, governmental liability, environmental (criminal) law, expropriation, (public) procurement, real estate and construction, infrastructure projects, tax law and Supreme Court litigation. They have a deep understanding of how government operates and of the relevant interests of the governmental bodies involved. This enables our lawyers to provide our clients with guidance and assistance through (politically) sensitive issues and projects, towards creative and innovative solutions.

They handle questions regarding permits and environmental (and zoning) issues, zoning plans, construction and development of retail and apartments, nature compensation for public projects and nuisance resulting from planning. In the field of environment our practice includes energy, soil protection, EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) due diligence, hazardous substances (e.g. REACH) and waste, coal and steel industry, mining and shale gas. Our environmental team also advises and litigates on all sorts of environmental (enforcement and permitting) matters both for environmental agencies and (multinational companies). Our planning team advises and litigates both for real estate developers and local governments.

 

Recent work

Representing the Province of South Holland and DCMR regarding various ex officio amendments of the permit of Chemours, the revision of this permit and several enforcement matters based on this permit

Representing a global pharmaceutical company regarding the development of a new site in The Netherlands.

Advising and litigating for various real estate developers regarding the development of several large residential and commercial projects in the Netherlands.

Advising and litigating for municipalities in the greater Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Utrecht metropolitan area concerning relevant zoning plans and expropriation needed for the redevelopment of the greenhouse districts and for the development of a residential area of 3,400 homes.

What others say about us

Our lawyers are happy to help you find your way around planning and environmental issues. If you would like to know more, feel free to contact us.

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