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PUBLIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

Lige is your partner in all aspects of public and administrative law and has extensive experience in supervising the most complex and challenging projects in all sectors and in all related proceedings: (mixed) urban development projects, infrastructure projects of (supra) local level, residential, allotments, SME developments, renewable energy (windmills, solar panels, ...), retail, logistics, leisure, hotels, healthcare, industrial, ...

Environmental law - assistance in the context of the unique environmental permit procedure (“omgevingsvergunning”, urban development, allotments, environmentally classified establishments, ...) (including environmental impact assessment, heritage, nature, ...), spatial planning, complaints in the context of a public inquiry, appeals with the Deputation, environmental permit committees, the Council for Permit Disputes and the Council of State, criminal and administrative enforcement

Expropriation law - assistance in the context of expropriation or amicable acquisition of land by a public authority to avoid expropriation proceedings

Constitutional law - advice on fundamental rights, protected by Constitutional and European law, assistance in proceedings before the Constitutional Court and European courts

Public-private partnerships - negotiating and drafting agreeements regarding different types of PPP  (including DBFM (O))

Public procurement - supervising public procurement proceedings, both on the side of the applicant and the contracting authority (Royal Decree Placement), proceedings before civil and administrative courts (Council of State), execution and liability (Royal Decree Execution)

Government liability - liability of public authorities in all sectors 

Government contracts - guidance in concluding contracts by and with public authorities (including covenants, concessions, ...)

Energy law - advice on the energy regulatory framework and policy (including regulators) 

Litigation - In case of disputes, we assist you in all administrative and judicial proceedings (Deputation, Council for Permit Disputes, Council of State, ordinary courts, criminal proceedings, Constitutional Court, European courts, ...)

  • Permitting
  • Planning and zoning
  • Environmental law (including soil contamination)
  • Expropriation law
  • Constitutional law
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Public procurement
  • Government Liability
  • Government contracts
  • Energy law
  • Litigation