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Public & Administrative law

Dealing with the public sector is an increasingly important aspect of business life. Our team has a deep understanding of the sector and the rules that apply to transactions with authorities and public entities. We provide practical advice to help you manage the risks and get the most out of your transactions.

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News - 20 July 2021 - Belgium

CJEU clarifies distinction between selection criteria and performance conditions

On July 8, 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in case C-295/20 (Sanresa) that a waste shipment permit cannot be imposed as a selection...
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Kevaka bypass
Deal - 19 July 2021 - Belgium

Loyens & Loeff congratulates TIIC, ACB & Binders on reaching financial close on the first large PPP project in Latvia, the Kekava Bypass

On 16 July 2021, the consortium signed the PPP contract with the Latvian Ministry of Transport and secured funding by the European Investment Bank and the Nordic...
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Lexology 2021
News - 14 June 2021 - Belgium

Government Relations 2021 - European Union

Lexology Getting The Deal Through provides international expert analysis in key areas of law, practice and regulation for corporate counsel, cross-border legal...
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News - 07 June 2021 - Belgium

CJEU mild for tenderers who relied on third parties that are subject to exclusion grounds

In public tender procedures, tenderers can rely on the capacity of a third entity to fulfill the selection criteria. There is, however, a lack of clarity on...
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CJEU clarifies distinction between selection criteria and performance conditions


Specific legal risks

There are specific legal risks in relation to transactions with authorities and public law entities.  Both entities in the public sector and private entities wanting to deal with them must take into account an ever-expanding body of rules.  Non-compliance may have severe consequences.

Sets of rules

Public law includes various sets of rules in relation to capacity, public procurement and competitive tendering, publicly-owned assets, planning and environmental law, permits, budget law and freedom of information.

Our team

Our team provides a unique combination of a strong transactional expertise, including PPPs, with litigation support, together with a specific knowledge of permits, planning and environmental law. Throughout these different areas, we pride ourselves in giving our clients useful, concise and practical advice.


What others say

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Chambers & Partners

One client enthuses that the team "works tirelessly and efficiently to ensure that we accomplish our goals." (2021)

Another client adds that "the lawyers are very pragmatic and communicate clearly," and adds that they "deliver high quality within short timelines." (2021)