Administrative Law Lawyers

Administrative law encompasses all decisions taken by the government, such as issuing permits and licences and enforcement decisions. These decisions affect both companies and private individuals, and that is why there are many rules and safeguards that government decisions have to comply with.

Companies and private individuals can lodge an objection against a decision if they feel it has not been correctly interpreted or applied. In addition, administrative law has many areas of overlap with other areas of law, such as environmental law. For example, large building projects may lead to damage or nuisance for people living nearby.

Furthermore, if you want to conclude agreements with the government, such as a contract of sale or a public-private partnership, you will come up against administrative law.

CMS advises companies, such as property developers, but also private individuals, in all aspects of administrative law. Government organizations we assist include municipalities, water boards and provincial authorities.

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Luurt Wildeboer
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Luurt Wildeboer specializes in general administrative law and the law of administrative procedure, particularly in relation to environmental law and spatial planning law. In these areas, his main interest...
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Alexander IJkelenstam
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Alexander IJkelenstam works as an attorney in the Real Estate practice group of our firm. He specializes in planning law and environmental law. He advises throughout the (pre-) application process and...
Philippine Bievre
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Philippine de Bièvre is a member of the Real Estate practice group of our firm.She specializes in general administrative law, environmental law and planning law. She handles cases regarding for example...
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Robert Lucassen
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Robert Lucassen practises in the field of property law. He is specialized in area development, land acquisition, land utilization, spatial planning, government liability and public-private contracting...