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 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. Additionally represents clients in litigation, such as contract termination disputes. Often assists with projects involving the transportation or healthcare sectors.
Strengths A client comments that "Lydian has a pragmatic approach and produces timely and concise results."
Another client reports that the "collaboration runs smoothly and the advice is provided on time and is substantively strong."
Work highlights Advised VVM-De Lijn, as co-contracting authority, on the public procurement procedure for the redevelopment of Gent-St-Pieters bus and railway station.
Chambers Europe states: Jens Debièvre is a well-known public law practitioner with solid expertise in procurement matters for both public and private clients. A client describes him as "pragmatic, with good business acumen," and adds that he is "committed to his clients and outstanding at fulfilling deadlines."