Mr Erik Dans > AKD > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 59280

Work Department

Environmental Law / Administrative Law




Erik specialises in administrative law and, in particular, environmental law (including spatial planning). In this context he frequently advises and litigates on zoning plans and environmental permits for large construction and environmental projects. He is also involved with the enforcement of laws and regulations, chiefly in relation to filing objections and appeals against orders subject to penalties, penalties, and administrative fines. In addition, Erik deals with complex issues such as subsidence due to extraction operations and the law on waste substances. Erik advises both businesses (including property developers) and public authorities.

Erik regularly litigates before various administrative judicial bodies as well as the administrative courts. He has a permanent position as an author for Kennisbank Omgevingsrecht (Environmental Law Knowledge Database) and SDU-commentaar bij de Algemene wet bestuursrecht (a journal on the General Administrative Law Act).


Erik is a member of various professional associations such as the Vereniging voor Milieurecht (Environmental Law Association), the Vereniging voor Bestuursrecht (Administrative Law Association) and the Vereniging voor Bouwrecht (Construction Law Association).

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: Food

(Next Generation Partners)

Erik DansAKD

AKD is known for expertise in food sector legislation and regulation related to registrations, food safety requirements, recall, labelling requirements, claims, liability and contracts with suppliers. The firm handles a range of commercial contract, IP and administrative law matters in the area, while also providing experience in EU, procurement and competition law issues. Practice head Barbara Mutsaers advises and litigates on food law matters with strengths in commercial contracting and contract law, research and development, material transfer, manufacturing and supply agreements, and product liability. Another key name in the team is Erik Dans, who specialises in administrative food law, notably administrative law enforcement.