Mr Jan Frans de Groot > Houthoff > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile



Jan Frans specialises in public law and Supreme Court litigation. He is head of Houthoff’s broad environmental law practice. His particular expertise is planning and zoning law, public-private partnerships, land policy and expropriation. Jan Frans advises on and litigates in relation to matters and projects with complex relationships between private and public interests and he acts for government bodies, developers, investors and large companies. His work focuses on large-scale area development projects, city centre redevelopment and public contracts. He litigates in fact-finding instances before the civil and administrative courts.

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Netherlands > Environment and planning

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Jan Frans de GrootHouthoff

The public law team at Houthoff acts for longstanding industrial and corporate clients, project developers and governmental bodies on specialised planning and zoning matters, as well as environmental issues. It is deeply experienced in negotiating with the government at both a local and national level. Head of practice Jan Frans de Groot is well-regarded for his vast experience in Dutch Supreme Court cases. Experienced litigator Marloes Brans heads the climate change practice and works closely with the M&A department on cross-border transactions.