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Bob Martens

Brussels, Belgium Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Public Law , Planning & Environment
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Public Law - Belgium

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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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Planning & Environment - Belgium

Band 2

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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Bob Martens mainly focuses on litigation matters, but has also been actively involved in many large-scale PPP projects like the Oosterweel Bridge and Tunnel Project in Antwerp and the school building project and Liefkenshoekspoor tunnel project. He has also been involved in brownfield redevelopment and soil pollution cases.

He deals with international public procurement files like the construction of NATO buildings, the development of the first Joint Auction Platform for EU ETS allowances, on behalf of the European Commission and 24 Member States, or acting on behalf of private clients against European institutions.

He advises a wide range of both public and private sector clients on administrative law, including public and utilities procurement law. Bob has further defended clients before the Council of State and the Constitutional Court as well as the European Court regarding all types of administrative acts.

He has experience in advising on the restructuring of public entities, feasibility studies relative to the possibilities of private initiative in public bodies and assistance in public management agreements for public entities.

Bob heads the Belgian Regulatory team and is a member of the DLA Piper Brexit Committee.

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Bob Martens

DLA Piper UK LLP

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