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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.

Chambers and Partners Europe 2020 - Loyens & Loeff Belgium
News - 12 March 2020 - Belgium

Loyens & Loeff ranked in Chambers & Partners Europe Legal Guide 2020

Legal guide Chambers & Partners Europe has published its rankings for 2020. Loyens & Loeff continues its top ranking as leading business law firm.
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News - 12 March 2020 - Global

Loyens & Loeff affirms its leading position with the Chambers & Partners Europe Legal ranking 2020

Legal guide Chambers & Partners Europe has published its rankings for 2020. Loyens & Loeff continues its top ranking as leading business law firm.
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News - 21 January 2020 - Belgium

Impact of the new Belgian Code of Companies and Associations on the signing of your tenders

The new Belgian Code of Companies and Associations (the “BCCA”) is in full force and applicable to all Belgian entities since 1 January 2020. One of the novelties...
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Valentijn De Boe and Olivier van der Haegen
News - 06 January 2020 - Belgium

Two new partners at Loyens & Loeff Belgium

Valentijn De Boe and Olivier van der Haegen have been appointed as local partners at Loyens & Loeff in Belgium with effect from 1 January 2020. Valentijn is...
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Belgian team collecting the award for 'Best Law Firm of the Year' during the Trends Legal Awards 2019

Loyens & Loeff Belgium wins two awards during Trends Legal Awards


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.