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Arcas Law

Arcas Law is a niche law firm with a specific scope on litigation - environmental law.

Arcas Law is a niche law firm that focuses on risk management and dispute resolution only. Arcas Law has offices in Antwerp and Brussels. With 17 specialists in these legal areas, it is one of the largest procedural and risk management teams in Belgium. Each one of our lawyers is specialized in one or more areas of law. One of its important focus areas is environmental law.

13 years of experience

The public department is led by Joost Bosquet. Joost Bosquet is a lawyer of the Bar of Antwerp and was registered in the Tableau of Lawyers in 2001. He specializes in administrative law and mainly handles matters concerning public contracts (procurement/award and performance), urban planning and environmental permits / environmental law, expropriations, and local administrative law. Joost acts regularly in these types of matters before the Council of State, the Council for Permit Disputes, the Constitutional Court, and the usual courts. He has written about these areas of specialization repeatedly and published them, and he is often a speaker on these subject areas.

Key differentiators

Arcas Law focusses on understandable and hands on advises with a highly specialized approach. We offer high standard quality for specific (environmental) problems that exceed the standard needs of a regular lawyer’s practice.

Honest charges

Our approach is to meet the client in its needs for a fair charged service based on an hourly rate or a specifically drawn up lump sum. Transparency and monthly overview enable the client to manage his costs.

Specific areas of expertise in environmental law

  • Soil decontamination issues
  • National and international transport of waste
  • Waste collection and handling permits
  • Environmental permits
  • Planning and zoning issues
  • Assessment of projects on environmental bases
  • Environmental and building related crimes
  • Excavation work regulation
  • Discharge and emission regulation

    Joost Bosquet