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Julian Kevelam

Julian Kevelam joined ENVIR Advocaten in January 2021 as an associate. He specializes in environmental law, with a particular focus on planning and zoning and water law. He mainly advises and represents in court municipalities and (project) developers. Examples of recent cases include housing and area development projects, redevelopment of existing real estate and the realization of solar and wind farms. In addition to environmental law cases, he also handles cases in the field of general administrative law. For example in relation to public access to information and subsidies.

In addition to his work as a lawyer, Julian is an associate at the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL) of Utrecht University. He participates in research projects, teaches, and publishes jointly with researchers at UCWOSL. Julian won the 2017 Piet Gilhuis Thesis Award from the Environmental Law Association for his thesis entitled “The legal protection of drinking water sources in shale gas extraction“.

Julian completed the master’s degree in State and Administrative Law, specializing in Environmental Law, cum laude at Utrecht University. After graduating in 2015, Julian joined Soppe Gundelach advocaten as paralegal and UCWOSL as junior researcher and later PhD student. Since August 2017,  Julian worked full time as a lawyer at Soppe Gundelach advocaten. Julian is a member of  the Administrative Law Association, the Construction Law Association, the Environmental Law Association and the Agricultural Law Association.

mr. J. (Julian) Kevelam
julian.kevelam@envir-advocaten.com
Twentepoort West 10 7609 RD Almelo

T +31 546 898 246

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Marieke Kaajan represents clients in compensation disputes arising from construction projects, and also advises on environmental and pollution matters. Interviewees also report: ‘She is very well respected when it comes to nature conservation law.’

Chambers, 2020

‘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

Fleur Onrust is skilled at handling administrative law issues and environmental matters. Additionally she represents clients in sensitive litigation and advises on nature conservation.

Chambers, 2020

What the team is known for: Broad industry knowledge representing private sector clients from the energy field, as well as public sector clients such as municipalities and provinces. Noted for its extensive expertise of nature protection and conservation matters. Also represents clients in sensitive disputes concerning permits and developments. Has expanded the team with several new hires during 2019.

Chambers, 2020

One client appreciates the team’s ‘good tactical approach,’ further adding: ‘The lawyers were very pragmatic and helped us find solutions.’

Chambers, 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