Mr Guido Koop > Loyens & Loeff > Rotterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Loyens & Loeff

Work Department

Competition & Regulatory, Administrative law


Partner, Attorney at Law


Guido Koop is a member of the Competition & Regulatory practice group. He specialises in administrative (procedural) law in general and, in particular, zoning and environmental law. He is regularly active in the overlapping area of public and private law. He focuses on infrastructure development, (urban) redevelopment, office building transformation, land exploitation, loss arising from government planning decisions, environment quality requirements and subsidies. He advises both public authorities and private companies, including property developers, investors and housing corporations.

Guido is a lecturer at the Dutch Real Estate Institute and the Law Firm School. He also publishes regularly in legal journals, such as the Rechtspraak Vastgoedrecht.

Guido is co-author of the book ‘Building in the Netherlands’. This publication is intended to be a handy overview of the most important legal and tax facets of and for Dutch building and development practice. The publication is the result of a joint effort made by various Loyens & Loeff attorneys-at-law, tax advisers and civil law notaries in different disciplines, who pooled together their expertise and experience.


Dutch, English


Guido is a member of the complaints committee of the Municipality of Oostzaan and the Committee of Appeal of the Royal Dutch Football Association.


Dutch law, University of Amsterdam, 2001
Post-doctoral specialisation in Zoning and Environmental Law, Grotius Academy, 2006 (with honours)

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Transport

Loyens & Loeff combines a strong record in ship financing with broad transport financing expertise, acting for banks and owner-operators on asset and acquisition financing transactions in the aviation, rail, and road sectors, as well as providing regulatory support to clients courtesy of Guido KoopGianluca Kreuze is a key name in the Amsterdam-based team, handling ship and aviation financing for banks, airports, port authorities, and shipping companies.

Netherlands > Environment and planning

Loyens & Loeff counts multinationals, real estate investors and developers, private equity firms and government departments amongst its clientele. The team, which sits in the firm’s competition and regulatory group, handles both contentious and non-contentious matters and has recently advised on several litigious matters involving soil protection. The practice is headed by Guido Koop, who focuses on administrative, zoning and environmental law, and Kim Lucassen.