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Van der Feltz advocaten

Public Law

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What the team is known for

Van der Feltz advocaten has a strong practice advising on a broad spectrum of public law and planning and environmental law. Assists developers, municipalities and construction companies with environmental impact assessments, emissions issues and expropriations. Represents clients in litigation concerning zoning plans and environmental permits, as well as non-contentious permit applications. Acts on soil pollution mandates. Additionally experienced in contentious administrative proceedings and compensation claims acting for private and public entities. Also assists with freedom of information requests.

Strengths

Clients praise the team at Van der Feltz advocaten for its ability to provide"pragmatic and hands-on legal support."

Another source admires its "commercial understanding of a transaction."

Work highlights

Van der Feltz advocaten advised Picnic on the zoning plan, building permit and land allocation for a robotised smart warehouse.

Notable practitioners

Willem Bosma advises on the full breadth of planning and environmental law, including zoning and permit issues, environmental impact assessments and emissions regulations. He is also well versed in handling contentious proceedings. A client comments: "He is a very knowledgeable and business-savvy counsel and an expert in the field of environmental law. He is capable of providing thorough but practical legal advice in complex matters, while always keeping a close eye on our business interests."

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Overview

Van der Feltz advocaten is one of the largest boutique law firms in The Netherlands specialised in the full range of public law. The public law team of Van der Feltz advocaten handles matters regarding permits and zoning plans, construction and development of retail and residential areas, nature compensation for public projects and nuisance resulting from planning. In the field of environment the public law practice includes energy, soil protection, Environmental, Health and Safety, due diligence, hazardous substances (e.g. REACH) and waste, coal and steel industry, mining and shale gas. Furthermore the public law team has a highly developed and relatively large practice in expropriation law, which covers both land expropriation and financial expropriation.

The lawyers of Van der Feltz advocaten have a deep understanding of how local and central government operates and of the relevant interests of the governmental bodies involved. This enables their lawyers to provide their clients with guidance and assistance through (politically) sensitive issues and projects, towards creative and innovative solutions.

The firm works for clients active in Construction & Real Estate, Government, Energy and the Industrials sector: businesses active in (sustainable) energy projects, the industrials sector (oil and gas, petro-, chemical, pharmaceutical, food, heavy industries) utility companies, local and regional authorities to (i.a.) investors, property developers, construction companies.

Members

Bosma, Willem

Bosma, Willem

de Rijke, Michelle

Korsse, Daan

Olierook, Simon

Olivier, Ronald

Slegers, Tijn

Sluysmans, Jacques

van Aardenne, Pauline

Van der Werf, Willem

West, Mark

Industries

Construction

Energy

Government

Industrial sector

Real Estate

Public Law

Van der Feltz advocaten

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Location

Javastraat 22

The Hague

South Holland

Netherlands

2585

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Netherlands

Public Law: Planning and Environment


Willem Bosma
Band 2