Environment and planning

We are Stibbe Environment and
Planning specialists

Working with clients from the earliest stages of a project, our team offers full assistance in matters of environmental law, planning and urban development (contentious or not) at a national and European level.

Environment and Planning

As one of the leading environment and planning firms in the Benelux, we provide tailor-made solutions for some of the largest and most complex projects.

As we advise, negotiate and litigate on their behalf, we have proven experience in environmental law acting on matters ranging from noise pollution to nature preservation. We are also one of the leading firms in nuclear and sustainable energy, such as large-scale wind farms.

With regard to planning, we act on all aspects of statutory and regulatory consents for major developments, process authorisations, large-scale infrastructure agreements, preservation of ancient monuments and compensation.

Furthermore, we handle many advisory and litigation matters before civil, administrative, constitutional and European courts. Our regulatory activities also cover a wide range of areas such as legislation drafting, applications, or compliance advice on EU-driven legislation.

On the menu to the right you will find a list of the specialisms we provide our clients including leading companies, consultants and governmental bodies.

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Experience

Market recognition

Chambers Award 2018

Netherlands Law Firm of the Year

Full-service Benelux firm held in high regard by peers for its work in the shipping sector. Maintains a focus on port-related mandates and regulatory work. Works closely with colleagues in the finance, public law and environment team among others.

Chambers Europe 2017, shipping chapter
Chambers Award 2018

Belgium Law Firm of the Year

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