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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 »

As of 1 July 2021, the Almelo office will continue its activities as an independent law firm under the name Soppe Gundelach advocaten. The distance between the offices proved too great during these challenging COVID times to integrate properly into a single law firm. We will therefore continue our cooperation as two independent law firms.

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

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

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

‘Iris Kieft is a very bright lawyer, she’s down to earth and friendly, but at the same time very effective and focused on results’.

Legal 500 – EMEA 2021

‘ENVIR Advocaten is one of the leading law firms in the Netherlands in the field of environmental law’.

Legal 500 – EMEA 2021

‘ENVIR Advocaten has very experienced lawyers, which includes some of the best in the field’.

Legal 500 – EMEA 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

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

‘Its staff consists of very experienced lawyers with a lot of expertise in environmental, planning and administrative law’.

Legal 500 – EMEA 2021

‘Niche firm, but can handle big cases on environmental law’.

Legal 500 – EMEA 2021

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