Disciplines

  • Assistance with planning processes, including strategic environmental assessment, safety reports, expropriation;
  • Assistance with permit processes (building permits, subdivision permits, commercial establishment permits), including environmental impact assessments, Natura 2000, social charges, utilities, …;
  • Assistance in case of objections against planning processes and/or permit processes;
  • Proceedings before the Council of State, the Council for Permit Disputes and the civil courts;
  • Assistance within the scope of enforcement dossiers and with the prosecution of town and country planning offences and repair claims.

  • Assistance with environmental permit processes, including environmental impact assessments;
  • Assistance in case of objections against environmental permit processes;
  • Environmental due diligence;
  • Advice on and assistance with soil remediation;
  • Advice on and assistance with regulations on waste, chemicals and hazardous materials;
  • Assistance within the scope of enforcement dossiers for administrative measures and the prosecution of environmental offences;
  • Proceedings before the Council of State and civil courts (including environmental cease and desist orders).

  • Assistance with expropriation processes;
  • Assistance in case of imminent expropriation.

  • Legal/strategic advice on the law governing public procurement contracts;
  • Comprehensive assistance with the award procedure for classic public procurement contracts (works, supply and services) and public procurement contracts in the utility industries;
  • Assistance with negotiations or during the dialogue phase;
  • Assistance with proceedings before the Council of State and civil courts with regard to the award and execution of public procurement contracts with a view to redress in kind or compensation.

  • Legal/strategic advice on the preparation (feasibility study) and legal implementation of public-private partnerships (contractual PPP and participative PPP);
  • Legal/strategic advice on the organisation of market research;
  • Comprehensive assistance with the award procedure for PPP projects and other real estate transactions with regard to the public estate (sale-purchase, real estate leasing, leasehold and building lease);
  • Legal/strategic advice in the dialogue phase or negotiation phase;
  • Assistance with respect to proceedings before the Council of State and civil courts with regard to the award and implementation of PPP projects.

  • Drafting, screening and negotiation of contracts related to the construction process (building contracts, contracts with architects, engineers and design teams, property development contracts, PPP contracts,…);
  • Legal assistance with building projects;
  • Advice on the professional liability of the various parties involved in the construction process, including contractors, architects and engineers;
  • Legal assistance with amicable and judicial surveys;
  • Assistance with civil court proceedings.

  • Drafting, screening and negotiation of contracts regarding property law structures (e.g. sales agreement, building lease, long lease, usufruct, easements, option agreements), as well as legal/strategic advice thereon;
  • Drafting, screening and negotiation of lease contracts (office lease, commercial lease, residential lease);
  • Advice on co-ownership;
  • Real estate due diligences and transactions;
  • Assistance with civil court proceedings.