Administrative & Environmental Law

With the law and regulations on government control there has been a considerable input into society and the economy. Our administrative lawyers of Van Diepen Van der Kroef are specialised in collaborating with the government in order to realise projects and investments, policy making and permit obtainment. However, the government can also be an adversary in litigation concerning policy making, permit rejection and control. They advise and litigate on zoning plans, spatial planning, governmental control and any according sanctions, permit repeal or rejection and enforced company closure.

Expertise Administrative Law

We have in-depth knowledge & experience in the following legal areas:

  • Zoning plans
  • Executive sanctions, administrative enforcement & director penalties
  • Ground, air & water pollution
  • Unravelling & prevention of company closure
  • Building permits
  • Food & Hotel Industry permits
  • Environmental permits & exemptions
  • Disadvantaged compensation
  • Wrongful act of government (judicial review)
  • Damage limitation
  • Project development
  • Personal land decisions in relation to urban planning
  • Spatial planning
  • General Regulation Law (WABO)
  • Foreign Labour Law (WAV)
  • Spatial Planning Law (WRO)
  • Executive Board Transparency Law – Freedom of Information (WOB)
  • Law promoting integrity of review by a public administration (Bibob)

Expertise Environmental Law & Waste Law

Environmental and waste law is a very specific area, heavily influenced by European law. The control of this is not only from an administrative perspective but also increasingly involving criminal liability. Then specialist legal aid is essential. Our lawyers are able to assist in litigation in environmental & criminal law whether be for Judges at court, the Council of State or the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).

We have in-depth knowledge & experience in the following legal areas:

Environmental Shipment Waste Products

  • European Waste Shipment Regulation (EVOA)
  • Notification of documents & attachment VII documents
  • End-of-waste or by-product
  • Waste framework directive
  • Criminal law in tipping cases
  • Wet Bibob in accordance with waste & building materials
  • Environmental Control Law (WM)
  • Ground (Soil) Protection Law (WBB)

Are you in need of legal advice or assistance? We are here to help. Contact one of our lawyers specialised in administrative law, environmental law & waste law.