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.
Clients laud the firm for its "high-quality, pragmatic and solution-driven" approach. Interviewees also praise the lawyers' "smart and strategic" advice.
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.
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.
According to sources, the team's "client service is very good."
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.
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.