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ENVIR Advocaten is the specialist in the fields of administrative law and environmental law.

ENVIR Advocaten is the specialist in the fields of administrative law and environmental and planning law. Together, ENVIR’s lawyer have over 30 years of experience working in these legal fields at the highest level.

We know that the best legal solution need not always be the best solution for you. That is why we also have a keen eye for other interests. In addition to resolving problems and conducting litigation, we are also able to identify opportunities and risks at an early stage. What this means for you is that ENVIR can be an important sparring partner and adviser that actively and proactively helps you find solutions. Read more »

Soppe Gundelach advocaten has joined ENVIR Advocaten

Soppe Gundelach advocaten, located in Almelo, has joined forces with ENVIR Advocaten, enabling ENVIR to further strengthen its leading position as the specialist in administrative and environmental law in the Dutch legal services market. ENVIR now has three office locations: Amsterdam, Leeuwarden and Almelo. We are excited to welcome our new colleagues Marcel Soppe, Julian Kevelam, Tessa Rötscheid, Noah Knol, Anne Hesselink-Grashof en Nikkie Veldhuis.

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One client praises the team’s “outstanding knowledge, especially of nature conservation law,” and goes on to add that the team “will not rest until they have achieved their clients’ preferred results.”

Chambers, 2021

Fleur Onrust is experienced in handling environmental permitting matters, as well as nature conservation and soil contamination mandates. She is particularly well respected for representing clients from the private and public sectors in contentious proceedings. One client comments: “She is pragmatic, acts fast and is very understanding of the needs of her clients.”

Chambers, 2021

Marieke Kaajan advises on contentious and non-contentious permitting and zoning matters. She offers additional experience in nitrogen emissions matters and EU environmental directives. One client enjoys working with her because she is “very well connected, nice, direct and very approachable.”

Chambers, 2021

Another client appreciates the team’s business-focused approach: “What I really like about ENVIR Advocaten is that we know each other and we know how to efficiently spend time.”

Chambers, 2021

‘The team is very experienced, hands on and understands the business needs of the client and translate that into practical advice’.

Legal 500 – EMEA 2020

‘At ENVIR they combine the quality services of a top tier firm with the personal attention of the partners of a boutique firm’.

Legal 500 – EMEA 2020

‘Iris Kieft is very knowledgeable on sustainability; speaks the language of the client and understands the client’s business’.

Legal 500 – EMEA 2020

What the team is known for: Respected team covering a broad array of planning and environmental law, with a strong focus on nitrogen emissions legislation and EU regulations concerning nature conservation and habitat protection. Represents clients from the energy and construction sectors, as well as municipalities, in contentious and non-contentious zoning and permitting matters. Also assists clients with soil and groundwater pollution mandates.

Chambers, 2021

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