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What the team is known for

Dentons is an international law firm with expertise in planning and environmental law, working alongside the firm's well-regarded real estate practice to advise on the permitting, zoning and environmental impact assessment aspects of development projects. Additionally represents clients in enforcement proceedings under EU environmental and natural protection legislation. Also assists with matters involving biocides and nitrogen emissions.

Strengths

A client comments that the team at Dentons offers "exceptional quality of intellectual effort."

Work highlights

Dentons represented Gate Terminal in litigation brought by claimants seeking to prevent the terminal from operating on the basis of its nature protection permit.

Notable practitioners

Jan Jakob Peelen is well regarded for advising clients on permitting, zoning and environmental impact assessments. He also assists clients with contentious matters involving emissions legislation, chemical regulations and other EU environmental laws. A client is impressed by his ability to "deliver excellent quality" and the fact that "he is very flexible in supporting our needs."

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Overview

A summary of our Public law practice in the Netherlands

  • Dedicated environment and planning law team at Dentons in the Netherlands;
  • Integrated into six-lawyer (two-partner) Public Law practice in Amsterdam;
  • Team led by Jan Jakob Peelen (environmental law) and Valentijn Leijh (planning/zoning);
  • Active in sectors like energy, infrastructure, real estate, development, healthcare, chemicals, retail, leisure, and waste;
  • Comprising lawyers skilled at advising energy clients on environmental law, administrative law, and public procurement;
  • Large Renewable Energy practice covering wind, solar, hydropower, and biomass;
  • Substantial practice advising on climate change-related disputes and controversies;
  • Leading planning practice for real estate developers, major retailers, and leisure chains;
  • Dutch practice taps into resources of world’s largest law firm – 12,000+ lawyers in 80+ countries

Members

Peelen, Jan Jakob (Head of Department)

Jeurissen, Sanne

Kist, Dieuwke

Leijh, Valentijn

Mol, Tycho

Spek, Marleen

Public Law

Dentons

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Location

Gustav Mahlerplein 2

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1082 AM

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Netherlands

Public Law: Planning and Environment


Jan Jakob Peelen
Band 3