08/03/2018

Publius aanbevolen in Chambers 2018

Publius wordt opnieuw aanbevolen door Chambers 2018. En dit jaar worden we geprezen in 2 categorieën!

Environment (Band 3)

What the team is known for:
Well-respected firm specialising in the environmental and administrative aspects of public law. Assists with matters relating soil and noise pollution, as well as advising on urban zoning. Clients include a range of private companies, as well as government, local and regional authorities.
 Strengths
Clients laud the firm for its "high-quality, pragmatic and solution-driven" approach. Interviewees also praise the lawyers' "smart and strategic" advice.  
Work highlights 
Advised the Flemish Government on proceedings against Brussels Airport in connection with noise pollution. Assisted the Crematorium of Kortrijk with urban zoning and environmental permits.  
Notable practitioners 
Dirk Van Heuven and Steve Ronse are key contacts within the department.

Public law (band 4)

What the team is known for 
Niche public law firm with a strong presence across Belgium's Flemish Region. Advises across the full spectrum of public law, acting for local and regional governments on PPP projects, public procurement and the restructuring of government bodies. Other areas of expertise include public regulation relating to energy and climate change, contentious matters in the constitutional and administrative courts, and assisting private companies with permits and concessions for construction and development projects. The firm has gained Financien as a new client.  
Strengths
According to sources, the team's "client service is very good."  
Work highlights 
Advised the Flemish Government on the instrumental and legal guidelines concerning urbanistic infringements. Acted for the city of Aalst on a public-private partnership in relation to the designing, financing and building of a new public parking place.  
Notable practitioners
Dirk Van Heuven focuses on various PPP projects, environmental issues and administrative law, representing local authorities in the Flemish region, and is particularly well regarded in the retail sector. His work highlights include advising the City of Kortrijk on the execution of its station project. Steve Ronse is noted for his work in administrative and environmental law, regularly advising regional governing authorities and private corporations. He also assists with public law mediation and litigation. He represented the Flemish Region in a procedure before the Council of State against the slaughterhouse of Tielt.

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Tags Dirk Van Heuven, Steve Ronse
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29/09/2017

Merlijn De Rechter wordt praktijkassistent aan de KU Leuven

Merlijn werd recent aangesteld als praktijkassistent aan de KU Leuven, campus Kortrijk binnen het vakgebied staats- en administratief recht. Ook Meindert Gees en Leandra Decuyper blijven verbonden als praktijkassistent binnen dit vakgebied. En Steve Ronse zal in duo met notaris Alexis Lemmerling, voor het vijfde jaar op een rij als gastdocent het vak notarieel bestuursrecht doceren aan studenten in het notariaat aan de KU Leuven.

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01/08/2017

Een nieuwe Publius baby!

Steve Ronse is op 25 juli terug papa geworden van een flinke dochter Olivia. De baby maakt het goed. Ze kwam op keizerlijke wijze ter wereld met een gewicht van 2,9 kg en een lengte van 49 cm.

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