He represents his clients in administrative and civil litigation, in proceedings before the Dutch energy regulator, ACM, and in legislative processes. He furthermore advises market parties on regulatory aspects of energy related transactions and projects. His engagements include renewable and conventional production, transmission and (smart) distribution, storage and energy efficiency; all with respect to gas, power, heat and (drinking) water.

Roland is continuously recognised in Chambers, L500 and WWL (since 2011).
What others say about Roland
Chambers Europe: "Roland de Vlam is well regarded for advising on regulatory issues around transactions in the gas and electricity space as well as offshore wind and solar projects. One interviewee comments: "He's creative and always looking for how to protect the interest of the client." (2022)
He was voted 'Most Influential Regulatory Energy Lawyer in the Netherlands' by Business Today in 2023.

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Memberships

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Dutch Bar Associate
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Dutch Energy Law Association.
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Legal taskforce of the Dutch solarPV association Holland Solar
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Chairman of the Green Business Club Zuidas.
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Qualifications

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Civil law and Tax law, University of Amsterdam, 1998
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Grotius Academie, Dutch and EC Competition Law, 2002
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Publications

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De Vlam, R.W. (2021) De beschikking beschikt niet wie beschikt. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Energierecht 2021 nr. 3
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Knops. M & De Vlam, R.W. (2016) Energiebelasting - sturingsmiddel of melkkoe? Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Energierecht 2016 nr. 6
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De Vlam, R.W. (2014) Splitsing energiebedrijven Europeesrechtelijk belicht. Nederlands tijdschrift voor Europees recht 2014 nr.1
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München
19 juni
19:00 - 23:45 (CET)
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What others say

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Roland de Vlam is recognised as "Recommended" in Energy - Power/Electricity
Who's Who Legal - Other (2024)
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Roland de Vlam is recognised as "Recommended" in Energy - Renewables
Who's Who Legal - Other (2024)
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Roland de Vlam is recognised as "Recommended" in Energy - Oil & Gas
Who's Who Legal - Other (2024)
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Roland de Vlam named "Practice head" in Energy
Legal 500 - EMEA (2024)
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Roland de Vlam named "Rising star" in Energy: Regulatory
Legal 500 - EMEA (2024)
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Roland de Vlam is ranked Band 2 for Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2024)
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"We have worked with Roland de Vlam for years and are always happy with his work; he is very competent and knowledgeable."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2024)
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Roland de Vlam is recognised as Recommended in Energy - Renewables
Who's Who Legal - (2023)
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Roland de Vlam is recognised as Recommended in Energy - Power/Electricity
Who's Who Legal - (2023)
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Roland de Vlam is recognised as Recommended in Energy - Oil & Gas
Who's Who Legal - (2023)
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Roland de Vlam named "Key lawyer" in Energy: Transactional
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Roland de Vlam named "Practice head" in Energy: Regulatory
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Roland de Vlam named "Rising star" in Energy: Regulatory
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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‘Both Roland de Vlam and Jan de Heer have deep legal knowledge and experience in government bidding processes in The Netherlands, and demonstrated the ability to be value adding legal business partners to the bid project team.’
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Max Oosterhuis and Roland de Vlam have excellent knowledge of energy law and the client’s business.’
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Roland de Vlam is Band 2 ranked for Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2023)
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Roland de Vlam is Band 2 ranked for Energy & Natural Resources
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2022)
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"A great guy who is very pragmatic."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2022)
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"Considerable experience in the offshore-wind and solar segments"
Legal 500 - EMEA (2022)
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‘Roland de Vlam provides clear and to-the-point advice’.
Legal 500 - EMEA (2021)
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Roland de Vlam is lauded by one client for being "a creative thinker with a good overview of both energy law and what we want as a company." He acts for clients on both regulatory and transactional mandates, with experience advising utility companies, energy exchanges and energy suppliers.
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2021)
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Roland de Vlam is well regarded for advising on regulatory issues around transactions in the gas and electricity space as well as offshore wind and solar projects. One interviewee comments: "He's creative and always looking for how to protect the interest of the client."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2020)
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Roland de Vlam

Counsel - Attorney at Law

roland.de.vlam@loyensloeff.com

Amsterdam

Dutch, English, French, German

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<p>Roland W. de Vlam, attorney at law, is a counsel of the Energy & Infrastructure practice group in our offices in the Netherlands. </p>

He represents his clients in administrative and civil litigation, in proceedings before the Dutch energy regulator, ACM, and in legislative processes. He furthermore advises market parties on regulatory aspects of energy related transactions and projects. His engagements include renewable and conventional production, transmission and (smart) distribution, storage and energy efficiency; all with respect to gas, power, heat and (drinking) water.

Roland is continuously recognised in Chambers, L500 and WWL (since 2011).
What others say about Roland
Chambers Europe: "Roland de Vlam is well regarded for advising on regulatory issues around transactions in the gas and electricity space as well as offshore wind and solar projects. One interviewee comments: "He's creative and always looking for how to protect the interest of the client." (2022)
He was voted 'Most Influential Regulatory Energy Lawyer in the Netherlands' by Business Today in 2023.