Mr Tom Barkhuysen > Stibbe > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Environment and Planning.


Tom specialises in administrative law, compliance and sanctions, environmental, housing, education, licensing, regulatory and governmental liability issues. He advises a range of companies and public bodies including representation before Dutch and European courts. He holds a professorship in public law at Leiden University.


Dutch, English, German

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Environment and planning

The environment and planning team at Stibbe consists of ‘a large group of people with all kinds of specialisms, who are truly outstanding to work with’. It provides high-level advice on major planning applications and infrastructure projects, and also handles contentious issues and litigation. Jan Reinier van Angeren acts for public and private sector clients on planning, permits and general public law matters, and Anna Collignon advises energy and chemical-sector clients on litigation and compliance issues. Jan van Oosten is the name to note for development and infrastructure projects; Tom Barkhuysen and Tijn Kortmann are other key practitioners.

Netherlands > Data privacy and data protection

Stibbe’s digital economy team leverages experts from the firm’s civil and administrative, IT and employment teams to handle a broad range of data issues with particular expertise in cloud contracting work; it recently advised the Dutch State on its move towards cloud computing methods. Judica Krikke leads the department and established the team with employment group head Jaap van Slooten. Astrid Helstone is also recommended for employment-related work and Tom Barkhuysen handles issues combining data and administrative law.