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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.

News - 18 March 2021 - Belgium

Loyens & Loeff Belgium top ranked in Chambers Europe 2021

Legal guide Chambers & Partners Europe has published its rankings for 2021. Loyens & Loeff continues its top ranking as leading business law firm.
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News - 26 January 2021 - Belgium

When to “come clean” in public tender procedures

Contracting authorities can require tenderers to provide proof of corrective measures in their request to participate or tender.
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New circular on the project meeting in the Brussels-Capital Region
News - 06 November 2020 - Belgium

New circular on the project meeting in the Brussels-Capital Region

In the Brussels-Capital Region, the permit applicant may request a project meeting with the granting authority prior to submitting a permit application.
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Belgium’s Governmental declaration of intent
News - 01 October 2020 - Belgium

Belgium’s Governmental declaration of intent

After 493 days, Belgian politicians managed to form a so-called Vivaldi government.
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Loyens & Loeff Belgium top ranked in Chambers Europe 2021


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)