MR. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ), attorney at law, is involved throughout The Netherlands in all types of public litigation before administrative and financial courts (public procurement contract disputes, administrative liability, state aid cases, disputes with civil servants, etc.).
An order for administrative coercion is not always the obvious choice, as is the case in regularly reoccurring or continuing breaches. In these cases it is often more effective to give the offender a period of time in which to cease the
Before one proceeds with the actual implementation of administrative coercion, the offender, subject to the exception of very urgent cases, must be informed of the decision about the breach and of the period in which the offender must personally remedy the breach.
In most cases, you can also lodge an appeal against the court’s decision with: The Central Appeals Tribunal The Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal The Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State
An interested party can appeal against a decision on a notice of objection by filing an appeal with the Administrative Court within six (6) weeks after the date on which the decision on the objection is announced. The Administrative Court will then take the
Notices of objection can be submitted by the interested parties, i.e. persons or organisations with a direct interest in a decision made by the Administrative body. If an interested party disagrees with a decision of the Administrative body, or if the Administrative
MR. B.A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ), attorney at law, works across The Netherlands on behalf of large local authorities and large groups (public or private developers, investors, builders, retailers, etc.).
A certificate of conduct (VOG) is a document by which the Dutch State Secretary for Justice and Security declares that the applicant did not commit any criminal offences that are relevant to the performance of his or her duties.
The Dutch Public Administration Probity Screening Act (BIBOB Act) is intended to prevent the government from becoming directly or indirectly involved in criminal activities. If you apply for a licence or a subsidy in the Netherlands or if you bid for a
MR. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) acts on behalf of government/public authorities, public and private companies and private individuals that suffer losses due to the actions of a public body and want to recover these losses from the government.