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Valentijn Leijh

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Public Law, Managing Counsel

Position

Valentijn Leijh has been working in the Public Law team of our Amsterdam office for over 8 years. 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.

Career

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

Languages

Dutch 
English

Education

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


Netherlands

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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