Mr Michael Klijnstra > Lexence > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Lexence
AMSTEVEENSEWEG 500
1081 KL AMSTERDAM
PO BOX 75999 1070 AZ AMSTERDAM
Netherlands

Work Department

Real estate law, zoning and environmental law, area development

Position

Lawyer, partner

Career

Michael is an experienced lawyer in public law, especially zoning and environmental law. He gives advice to and litigates for market players in matters concerning zoning plans, building permits, compliance and enforcement with regard to project and area (re)development, transformation and renovation projects and infrastructure. He also deals with complex matters involving soil and air pollution, noise, fire safety, environmental permits, control of waste and environmental liability.

Languages

Dutch, English

Education

Michael has been with Lexence since 2008. He studied law at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. In 1998 Michael earned a doctoral degree with a dissertation on “transparency in environmental law” at Universiteit van Amsterdam. He was admitted to the Dutch Bar in 1997.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Environment and planning

Lexence handles a broad range of environmental and zoning law matters, including both contentious and non-contentious work. The team attracts mandates from listed and non-listed major investment funds, banks, project developers and housing corporations. Head of practice Michael Klijnstra focuses on public law and is experienced in zoning plans, building permits, compliance and enforcement matters.