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Jan Jakob Peelen

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Public Policy and Regulation

Position

Jan Jakob Peelen is a partner in the Energy group. He focuses on environmental law, planning, procurement law and general administrative law. He advises energy companies, construction companies, investors and financial institutions on the permits required for the development of large scale (energy) projects in the Netherlands. Jan Jakob also advises clients in the chemical industry and the healthcare and life sciences sector on health & safety and environmental issues, such as in relation to the EU REACH Regulation.

Jan Jakob has advised on some of the largest, most complex tenders in the Netherlands, both from a transactional perspective and from a contentious perspective.

Jan Jakob is recognized as one of the leading lawyers by the Legal 500 directory, in which clients describe him as ‘proactive’, ‘precise’ and ‘esteemed’.

Career

2018 - current         Partner, Dentons Europe LLP
2015 - 2018            Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
2011 - 2015            Senior associate, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
2005 - 2011            Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Languages

Dutch and English

Member

Dutch Bar Association
Association for environmental law (Vereniging voor milieurecht)
Association for environmental lawyers (Vereniging voor milieurecht advocaten)
Association for construction law (Vereniging voor bouwrecht)

Education

2011                           Grotius, post graduate course on spatial planning and environmental law
2010                           IBR course on public construction law
2005 - 2008                Professional training Dutch bar association
1999 - 2005                Law, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam


Netherlands

Construction

Within: Construction

The practice at Dentons Boekel is led by Bas van Schouwenburg, who brings extensive international construction and real estate expertise to his clients, while associate partner Bram Braat is skilled in the area of procurement. This growing team also includes project finance expert Marcel Janssen, Jan Jakob Peelen, who joined from Norton Rose Fulbright in January 2018, and recently made up partner Dirk-Jan Gondrie. The team is acting on a number of high-value or high-profile disputes in the energy sectors and is also assisting a number of university clients on building or disputes issues. It is advising Klépierre, the European specialist shopping center on a range of matters including the construction and reconstruction of a retail and five storey underground parking facility as part of the Hoog Catharijne project in Utrecht.

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Environment and planning

Within: Environment and planning

Team head Jan Jakob Peelen and managing counsel Valentijn Leijh are the key practitioners within Dentons Boekel’s dedicated group. The team advised RWE, the German multinational utility company on obtaining regulatory approvals and environmental permits for its energy projects in the Netherlands. It is also advising a client on a number of environmental law matters including on waste regulations and on issues relating to enforcement actions by the government.

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