Mr Jos van der Velden > AKD > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

AKD
PO BOX 59280
1040 KG AMSTERDAM
Netherlands

Work Department

Public law / Environment & Planning

Position

Partner

Career

Jos van der Velden is a lawyer and partner at AKD who is a specialist in environmental law. He advises and represents government bodies and companies regarding planning and environmental law and nature protection procedures, such as zoning and integration plans, route decisions and environmental permits. Clients appreciate Jos because his years of experience and practical approach mean he can provide clear added value in complex projects. Engaging him at the earliest possible stage prevents problems and delays later on.

Jos is particularly specialised in infrastructural projects and noise nuisance problems. He has written a number of publications on these issues. He is the author of parts of the series entitled ‘Text & commentary’ [Tekst & Commentaar] on the Environmental and Planning Act [Omgevingswet]. He is also a member of the editorial team of the Environment & Law [Milieu & Recht] Journal. In addition he regularly teaches about environmental law and is a member of the board of the Dutch Association of Environmental Lawyers [Vereniging van Milieurecht-Advocaten] (VMA) and a member of the Environmental and Planning Act review council of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities [Vereniging Nederlandse Gemeenten] (VNG).

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Environment and planning

(Hall of Fame)

Jos van der VeldenAKD

AKD acts for governmental bodies and private companies in equal measure. As a core practice area of the firm, most team members have a scientific background, including Gerrit van der Veen, who is s professor at a Dutch university. Jos van der Velden, who is on the editorial staff of the Dutch Journal for Environment and Law and also teaches regularly, has over 30 years’ experience in planning and environmental issues. Henk Breeman has experience in the energy, water, media and telecommunications, transport and public transport sectors. Hugo Doornhof is also recommended. Thomas Sanders was promoted to partner.