Public & Administrative law
Dealing with the public sector is an increasingly important aspect of business life. Our team has a deep understanding of the sector and the rules that apply to transactions with authorities and public entities. We provide practical advice to help you manage the risks and get the most out of your transactions.
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Specific legal risks
There are specific legal risks in relation to transactions with authorities and public law entities. Both entities in the public sector and private entities wanting to deal with them must take into account an ever-expanding body of rules. Non-compliance may have severe consequences.
Sets of rules
Public law includes various sets of rules in relation to capacity, public procurement and competitive tendering, publicly-owned assets, planning and environmental law, permits, budget law and freedom of information.
Our team provides a unique combination of a strong transactional expertise, including PPPs, with litigation support, together with a specific knowledge of permits, planning and environmental law. Throughout these different areas, we pride ourselves in giving our clients useful, concise and practical advice.
ValentijnDe BoeAttorney at law Counsel
Valentijn De Boe is a member of the Public and Administrative Law Practice Group in Belgium and is also a member of the Procurement Team in Brussels.T: +32 2 773 23 33 E: email@example.com
ThomasChellingsworthAttorney at law Local Partner
Thomas Chellingsworth is a local partner in our Brussels office. He is recognised as a leading energy law expert, with extensive experience of electricity and gas projects and litigation. He heads our Energy & Utilities and Competition & Regulatory Teams.T: + 32 2 743 43 43 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
JulienLeclerAttorney at law Counsel
Julien Lecler is a member of the Real Estate and the Public and Administrative Law Practice Groups in Belgium. He is a counsel in our Brussels office with a broad practice of counselling in all aspects of real estate law.T: +32 2 773 23 59 E: email@example.com