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Jan is the head of our planning & environment practice group in Brussels, primarily concentrating on environmental protection law.
Jan’s core practice centres on European and international environmental law, Belgian environmental law, zoning and planning, nuclear law and expropriation. Furthermore, he deals with cases concerning human rights (ECHR), constitutional and administrative law. Jan has experience in drafting laws and regulatory texts for public authorities in Belgium.
Jan is member of the Vlaamse Vereniging voor Omgevingsrecht, the Belgische Vereniging voor Agrarisch Recht, the Genootschap voor Publiekrechtelijke Advocaten and the Milieuforum (Environmental forum) and the Member of the executive board of the VVOR (Flemish Association of Environmental Law).
Furthermore, Jan is a member of the editorial staff of the journal C.D.P.K. Chroniques de Droit Public and the TROS (Tijdschrift voor Ruimtelijke Ordening en Stedenbouw).
Jan has a master in European law from the University of Brussels (ULB) (1990).
Languages: Dutch, French, English, German
Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 1990
Partner since: 2000
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