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Public Law

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What the team is known for

Renowned public law practice acting for joint ventures, consortia and public bodies on high-value public procurement and PPP projects, frequently involving transport and healthcare infrastructure. Additionally represents clients in contentious matters concerning procurement. Assists both municipalities and private sector domestic companies with environmental, construction and zoning permits, particularly for the development of residential properties. Advises clients on soil, asbestos and noise pollution matters, as well as offering experience in mandates concerning EU waste regulations.

Strengths

A client enthuses that the lawyers are "available and flexible," adding that they are "proactive and creative in finding solutions."

Another client lauds the firm's "broad expertise, depth of knowledge and pragmatism."

Work highlights

Advised Ziekenhuisnetwerk Antwerpen on a PPP hospital construction project.

Notable practitioners

Bob Martens advises consortia, joint ventures and public and private sector clients on PPP mandates and high-end public procurements. He also offers experience in contentious procurement matters. Martens assists domestic clients with zoning and planning issues, as well as soil contamination mandates and EU waste regulations. A client praises his "deep knowledge of the Belgian and EU public procurement laws," adding that "his counselling is on point and succinct, never veering into unnecessary research or down rabbit holes. I appreciate his commercial sense and ability to identify areas of flexibility."

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Public Law

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

WOLSTRAAT - 70 – RUE AUX LAINES

Brussels

Brussels

Brussels Capital Region

Belgium

1000

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Belgium

Planning & Environment


Bob Martens
Band 2

Public Law


Bob Martens
Band 2