Mr Valentijn Leijh > Dentons > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

1082 MA

Work Department

Public Law, Managing Counsel


Valentijn Leijh works in the Public Law team of our Amsterdam office. He advises government institutions, private parties and project developers on general administrative law, area/project development, zoning and planning law and environmental law. He also advises healthcare institutions on healthcare-related real estate. Furthermore, Valentijn advises retail (supermarkets) and leisure institutions (cinemas) on all kinds of real estate issues. Valentijn is a known expert in the field of spatial planning and project development and a member of the ‘Expertteam Versnellen’, an initiative of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. Clients indicate Valentijn as an always accessible, out-of-the-box thinker, who provides concrete, clear advice.


  • Lawyer, Dentons (formerly Boekel), 2008-present




Amsterdam school of Real Estate, 2013, Area and project development

Utrecht University, 2008, School of Governance, minor Bestuur en Beleid

Utrecht University, 2008, LL.M., Faculty of Law, master International and European Law

Utrecht University, 2006, LLB, Faculty of Law, Bachelor of Law

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Environment and planning

Dentons has ‘excellent knowledge regarding environmental law affairs’ and offers clients a dedicated environment and planning team. With Jan Jakob Peelen at the helm, the practice advises businesses on environmental permitting, planning, procurement, and public and administrative law, as well as handling related litigation. Valentijn Leijh is recommended for spatial planning and project development.