Organization and involvement of public bodies

MR. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ), attorney at law, provides advice to public entities and economic operators in the following areas:

Relations between municipalities:
– Creation of public establishments for inter-communal cooperation
– Knowledge transfer
– Merger, amendment to articles of association, dissolutionInstitutions:
– Creation and development of partnership structures (GIP, association, SEM, SPL)
– Auditing- Relations with public entities/structures
– Public-sector organizations (local authority, public institutions, etc.)Finance/public aid:
– Aid scheme
– Appropriations
– Assistance during inspections by regional audit officesFunctioning of public bodies:
– Governance, decision-making and delegation regime, status of elected officials, electoral law

Conversely, MR. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) also advises public and semi-public operators, companies, throughout The Netherlands and abroad, in all areas of public law. MR. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) assists clients, from the development of their strategy to the day-to-day management of their activities, in the following fields: organization and management of public bodies, choice of contractual arrangements, launch of consultation procedures, negotiation and monitoring of contracts, management of public services, economic interventionism, digital and energy transition, out-of-court settlement and litigation before national and supra-national authorities.


MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.), attorney at law, assists clients with criminal matters, administrative supervision and enforcement cases, and internal and external investigations. Cases involving accusations of fraud, bribery, money laundering, corruption or violations, financial mismanagement, of international sanctions seriously disrupt a client’s operations and damage their reputation. At a client’s request, MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.) can conduct internal investigations, advice, litigate and negotiate with regulators and the Public Prosecution Service. The attorney delivers swift solutions that address the underlying problems for urgent matters. Sometimes, his clients are injured by non-compliant conduct; sometimes they find themselves accused of the same.