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Rankings Environment

  • Legal 500

    Within Environment, Lydian is ranked in Tier 2. Wouter Neven and Kyoto Van Herreweghe are mentioned.

    The 'very responsive' Wouter Neven heads up the team at Lydian, which stands out for its 'thorough expertise' in contentious and non-contentious environmental matters. The group handles environment-related litigation before the Council of State and the Flemish Council for Permit Disputes. On the non-contentious side, the team has particular strengths in advising on the environmental aspects of real estate transactions, waste management and permits, among other areas. Senior associate Kyoto Van Herreweghe is 'intelligent, fast-thinking, a great strategist and easy-going'. In February 2020, senior associate Mehdy Abbas Khayli moved to the Paris office of Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I..

    Testimonials from peers and/or clients

    ‘Lydian’s approach is all about being committed, available, responsive and proactive‘.

    ‘Kyoto Van Herreweghe is a very knowledgeable and competent lawyer – strategic thinker and takes a practical approach by involving environmental agencies‘.

    ‘Wouter Neven’s calm demeanour makes him easy to work with and makes him effective in persuading people to his point of view‘.