Chambers and partners – Chambers Europe
Within Public Law, Lydian is ranked in Band 3 and Jens Debièvre is ranked in Band 3.
What the team is known for Lydian is a solid public law team acting for bidders and procuring bodies on public procurement matters, including tendering and contractual performance matters, as well as PPP and DBFM projects. It additionally represents clients in litigation, such as contract termination disputes. The team often assists with projects involving the education or transport sectors.
Lydian attracts praise for the lawyers' ability to provide advice in "uncomplicated wording and without losing themselves in providing too complex legal advice."
Defended Infrabel in a court proceeding related to the early termination of a contract aimed at developing a security system for railroad crossings.
According to clients, Jens Debièvre possesses "legal expertise and experience" in public procurements, commercial utility contracts and construction projects. He also draws praise for his "high standards, very good quality of counselling and handling of cases."