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Rankings Environment

  • Legal 500

    Within Environment, Lydian is ranked in Tier 2. Karlien Meert and Jan Maertens are mentioned. Kyoto Van Herreweghe is a Rising Star.

    Counsel since January 2022, Lydian‘s environmental practice head Kyoto Van Herreweghe receives high praise from clients as an ‘expert in her field‘ and an ‘incredibly bright and articulate lawyer‘ with broad expertise across a range of environmental and planning issues. Under her leadership, the team advises on issues including permitting, waste management, and contamination, in addition to providing support on real estate transactions and projects, including in the growing area of heating grid development. Referral work from international firms is another key source of mandates for the practice.

    Testimonials from peers and/or clients

    ‘Lydian is outstanding because of its pragmatic and straight to the point approach. Lydian is also goal-orientated and is able to give you out-of-the-box advice in order to reach your goal.’

    ‘Very knowledgeable and experienced, giving good proactive advice. Strategic and timely.’

    ‘Strong team with good knowledge of environmental legislation in Flanders and legal procedures. Very good strategic advice.’

    ‘Combines solid legal know-how with youthful enthusiasm and senior experience.’

    ‘Hands-on replies, given within very short timeframes. Truly collaborative mindset.’

    ‘Kyoto Van Herreweghe is an incredibly bright and articulate lawyer. She has in-depth knowledge of complex environmental matters and provides practical advice within a short timeframe, which is very comforting. She manages to be very available and quickly delivers very good strategic advice. She has a good client manner and a diligent tactical mind.’

    ‘Responsive, knowledgeable, and pragmatic approach.’

    ‘Kyoto Van Herreweghe is an expert in her field.’