Specialising in environmental law, Valérie primarily focuses on climate, the energy transition, circular economy, the (new) Omgevingswet, and supervision and enforcement guiding her clients through every matter.
Valérie acts for a wide range of businesses, developers and public bodies (including municipalities and provinces) in environmental and planning law matters. She represents her clients before the Dutch courts and in negotiations with government agencies and other public authorities.
She has a Master’s degree in Dutch Law (private law and administrative law) (2000), and a PhD in environmental law (2005) from the University of Utrecht.
In addition, Valérie was a research assistant and teacher at the University of Utrecht from 2000 to 2005. She also taught environmental law at the University of Amsterdam from 2005 to 2007.
Valérie is also editor of several leading Dutch environmental law magazines including ‘Tijdschrift voor Omgevingsrecht’ and ‘StAB’. She is also the annotator of the environmental law magazine ‘Milieu & Recht’.