Lydian handles a wide range of environmental law issues, including permits, waste, contaminated properties, zoning, and development, and has a particularly strong record in regulatory enforcement and litigation, with practice head Wouter Neven representing clients in civil and criminal litigation relating to pollution, permits, and public health. Counsel Kyoto Van Herreweghe is praised for her ‘fantastic theoretical expertise‘ in urban planning and environmental issues. Clients include a wide range of domestic and international businesses, alongside other law firms, with the practice a popular choice for international referrals.
Testimonials from peers and/or clients
‘Fast, efficient, and reliable’
‘Wouter Neven is very reliable and responsive and very capable. Because he has been a lawyer for 30 years, he has enormous knowledge and experience and manages to solve cases in a very pragmatic way. He is always client-focused, is a strong strategic thinker who provides excellent advice both commercially and technically.’
‘The teamwork that Lydian’s team displayed was fascinating and each and every member was very easily accessible. Wouter Neven, the partner responsible for the team, was exceptional in leading the team and was involved in every matter deeply. Kyoto Van Herreweghe also stood out because she focused on the details and knew exactly what our requirements were.’