Malcolm Mifsud

Leaders in Law endorses Malcolm Mifsud as our exclusively recommended Administrative Law expert in Malta. If you wish to get in touch with Malcolm please use the contact information provided above.

Malcolm qualified as a lawyer in 1995 and was engaged as an associate in one of Malta’s largest law firms. He branched out on his own in 1998 and participated in partnerships that developed into to Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates, which he co-founded with his brother Cedric in 2007. Malcolm has a vast experience in Civil and Commercial litigation and as a result has advised on a large range of legal issues to individuals, corporate structures and public institutions, whether in Malta or abroad.

When he acted as Advocate for Legal Aid, he assisted clients in criminal trial by juries and considered to be one of the lawyers who has the widest experience in criminal trials. Malcolm had been elected Mayor five times from 1994 to 2013 and once President of the Central Region in 2009. From when Malta joined the EU to 2013, Malcolm was a member of the Committee of Regions in Brussels and participated in a number of EU committees on a variety of subjects.

Malcolm is responsible for and regularly advises in administrative, civil, corporate and commercial law and in the litigation. He is the Firm’s accredited agent at Identity Malta and advises and represents client in the various immigration schemes that exist. He is a point of reference to a number of local government entities. He advises a number of major companies in Malta and sits of the board of directors of Maltese companies. He is a shareholder and director of Aegis Corporate Services Limited, a corporate service provider, licenced by the Malta Financial Services Authority.

Malcolm sits on the School Board of San Anton School.

Publications

  • Malcolm Mifsud contributes to Global Legal Group – Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2010 Edition
  • Malcolm Mifsud contributes to Global Legal Group – Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2011 Edition
  • Malcolm Mifsud contributes to Limitation in International Commercial claims – Thomson Reuters, 2016
  • Malcolm Mifsud contributes to The Corporate Immigration Review – Law Business Research, 4th Editor
  • Malcolm Mifsud contributes to The Corporate Immigration Review – Law Business Research, 5th Editor
  • Malcolm Mifsud contributes to The Corporate Immigration Review – Law Business Research, 6th Editor Weekly analysis of judgements on the Malta Today

Professional Memberships

  • Chamber of Advocates
  • World Link for Law

Firm Description:

Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates is a multidisciplinary law firm set up in 2007, by its two founding partners, Dr. Malcolm Mifsud and his brother Dr. Cedric Mifsud. Situated in the heart of Malta’s capital city, Valletta, this law firm prides itself in having always furnished its clients with the most effective solutions which always meet and exceed their expectations.

Upholding a work-ethic based on honesty and integrity, Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates aids its clients in achieving positive results expediently and efficiently, whatever the nature of the issue brought before it may be. This law firm not only caters for dispute resolution in the criminal and civil spheres, but it has also expanded its practice to a number of other sectors.

The firm’s services encompass services such as family and property law, employment law, competition law, commercial litigation, debt collection services, tax advisory, shipping and aviation, EU regulatory compliance services together with financial services such as trading and holding corporate structures, amongst others. In fact, Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates offers its main corporate services through its branch, Aegis Corporate Services.

The top-tier professional team at Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates guarantees practical, effective advice to its local-based clients, whilst also providing innovative solutions to cater for complex issues in its multi-jurisdictional transactions. Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates values the close, meaningful and long-term relationships it has established over the years with its clients.

The whole team incessantly makes sure that each client is given the personalised and specialised attention required, allowing them to truly understand and cater for each client’s individual needs. This is achieved by ensuring that each Team Member possesses an in-depth knowledge of the law as well as the analytical skills and flexibility to apply such knowledge efficiently and flawlessly in order to continuously achieve optimal results.

Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates prioritises you, your business, your family and the law. Contact Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates on +356 27237172 or send an email to info@mifsudadvocates.com.mt to set up a meeting with any of the Team Members, who will assist you in all your legal needs.

 

Evangelina Lardizabal

Leaders in Law endorses Evangelina Lardizabal as our exclusively recommended Administrative Law expert in Honduras. If you wish to get in touch with Evangelina please use the contact information provided above.

Evangelina joined the firm in 2002 and has led the Honduras team since Arias opened its office in the country. She plays a holistic role in the firm, and is a full-time leader and lawyer with extensive knowledge in legal matters. She has been in the private practice of law for over 38 years, ensuring accurate and adequate advice for her clients.

Evangelina has led teams in various practice areas and has participated in significant, multi-jurisdictional mergers, acquisitions and project financings in Honduras and Central America, involving diverse sectors. She has advised several national and international companies including those working in banking, insurance, energy, services, food, telecoms and free zones. She has also successfully provided tax advice on complex local and international operations.

She is a well-known and highly regarded attorney in Honduras. Clients appreciate her professionalism and commitment to their cases.

She is a member of the Colegio de Abogados de Honduras and has a law degree from the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH).

Firm Description

Arias is the most recommended firm in Central America, with over 77 years of experience in providing accurate and timely solutions based on our clients’ goals and backed by a great team of professionals, highly focused on client service. It was established in 1942 by Francisco Armando Arias (1915–2013), and continues to be a point of legal reference in the region.
We provide creative and innovative legal solutions that add value to our clients’ business. We take the time to know and understand our clients’ goals, while always focusing on providing reliable and accurate legal services with their best interests in mind. We operate in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.

OUR TEAM

We make things happen. We offer our clients the  best legal talent in the  region. Our team of long-experienced attorneys in several practice areas, as well as young lawyers, makes us a firm that is constantly renewed and adapted to current world needs. The Arias team comprises 35 partners and over 150 specialised attorneys in more than 33 practice areas. Clients highly value our team’s ability to handle local and cross-border transactions and our unparalleled experience, which includes participating in many of the region’s most important deals and advising the world’s leading companies.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

We promote diversity within the firm, so professional growth is based on each individual’s merit – regardless of gender or ethnic background. At Arias:

  • 49 per cent of our partners are women;
  • 54 per cent of our associates are women; and
  • 65 per cent of management positions are held by women

PRO BONO 

Corporate social responsibility and pro-bono work have always been an important part of our DNA; we work over 2,000 pro bono hours per year. We believe that it is everyone’s responsibility to inspire and generate positive changes in our environment in order to achieve a better and certain future for coming generations.

 

Naviky A. Tugwell

Leaders in Law endorses Naviky A. Tugwell as our exclusively recommended Energy Law expert in Honduras. If you wish to get in touch with Naviky please use the contact information provided above.

Naviky A. Tugwell is a specialist in:

  • Registry Matters of the Purchase-sale and commercialization of oil and all its derivatives
  • Special Regimes: registries and tax exemptions, as well as waivers
  • Maritime affairs, Seafarers’ qualifications and Ship Registry
  • Real estate and registry law
  • Administrative Law
  • Trademark and Patent Registrations
  • Banking and corporate law
  • PPA
  • Biddings

She is also a law speaker in different organizations and Universities.

Working groups where she has participated:

  • Socialization of the Hydrocarbons Law celebrated in the National Congress of Honduras
  • Socialization of the reform to the Fisheries Law celebrated in the General Directorate of the Merchant Marine
  • Socialization of the formulation of the National Youth Policy 2018-2030 held at the National Youth Institute
  • Collaboration in the construction of the National Energy Policy 2050 held via virtual through MS-Teams

Naviky Tugwell is currently a member of the following organisations:

International Bar Association (IBA)

The foremost organization for international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. Established in 1947, shortly after the creation of the United Nations, the IBA was born out of the conviction that an organization made up of the world’s bar associations could contribute to global stability and peace through the administration of justice. The present membership is comprised of more than 80,000 individual international lawyers from most of the world’s leading law firms and some 190 bar associations and law societies spanning more than 170 countries.

The IBA has considerable expertise in providing assistance to the global legal community, and through its global membership it influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world.

Ibero-American Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM)

It’s the first and only existing Maritime Law organization in the geographical and cultural sphere of the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries, with members from more than 20 countries in the Ibero-American region and as attached members from extra-regional countries such as the US, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, France and Germany.

The Ibero-American Institute of Maritime Law begins its life with the Lisbon Declaration, signed on May 24, 1985, during the celebration of the XXXIII Conference of the International Maritime Committee, held in Lisbon, Portugal.

International Trademark Association (INTA)

It’s a global association of brand owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property (IP) to foster consumer trust, economic growth, and innovation.

INTA was founded in 1878 to protect and promote the rights of trademark owners, to secure useful legislation, and to give aid and encouragement to all efforts for the advancement and observance of trademark rights.

The membership comprises more than 34,350 professionals, including brand owners from major corporations, small- and medium-sized enterprises, law firms, and nonprofits. The community also includes government agency members, professors, and law students from around the world and offices in multiple regions.

IR Global

It’s a multi-disciplinary professional services network that provides legal, accountancy, financial advice to companies and individuals around the world. Represented in 155+ jurisdictions, covering over 70 unique practice areas, we are perfectly placed to offer the highest quality bespoke advice that meets the needs of the most complex client requirements.

IR Global members represent the world’s leading legal, accountancy and financial advisers. Each firm subjected to a stringent vetting process upon joining, in which we analyse reputation, rankings and feedback from peers. Each member is recommended exclusively by jurisdiction and practice area expertise.

Conciliation and Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Tegucigalpa as an Arbitrator

It’s a space created by the Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Tegucigalpa and regulated by law, in order to offer natural or legal persons a service for the resolution of their conflicts by holding a conciliatory or arbitration process quickly and efficient optimizing yields.

The best option to resolve disputes of a patrimonial nature is through conciliation or arbitration. Also all those controversies derived from any breach in the contracts of lease, sale, insurance, surety, supply, provision of services, construction, loan, dissolution of companies, etc.

Honduran Bar Association (CAH)

A Honduran institution that works to improve the conditions of the legal professional, founded more than 100 years ago, seeks to promote the study of law and stimulate the exercise of the profession, seeking all the decent and adequate means available to it, to maintain the cohesion, morality and solidarity of its members

Past Memberships:

Member of the Youth Council of the Honduras Open Government Partnertship (Jóvenes-AGAH)

With the purpose of giving young people greater participation in the initiative of the Open Government Partnership, the Youth Council was created, allowing its young members to be active actors in the process of formulation, follow-up and monitoring of the commitments of the Plan of Action of Open Government-Honduras.

The Open Government Partnership is a broad partnership based on the idea that an open government is more accessible, more responsive, and more accountable to citizens, and that improving the relationship between people and their government has long-term, exponential benefits for everyone.

78 countries and a growing number of local governments—representing more than 2 billion people—along with thousands of civil society organizations are members.

Junior Chamber International: formation of the Académica chapter as legal advisor (JCI Académica)

Junior Chamber International, commonly referred to as JCI, is a non-profit international non-governmental organization of young people. The first local Junior Chamber chapter was founded in 1915 and operate in 5,000 cities located in 110 nations and territories. It has around 200,000 members.

It has consultative status with the Council of Europe, with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and with UNESCO. It encourages young people to become active citizens and to participate in efforts towards social and economic development, and international cooperation, good-will and understanding

In Académica Chapter members take initiative to solve local challenges in Tegucigalpa. More than a one-time donation or service opportunity, it focusses on sustainable impact. It only takes one active citizen to change the world. Be that active citizen today.

Firm Desccription

Tugwell’s Law Firm members serve as “trusted advisors” to their clients. Their comprehensive knowledge gives their clients security and confidence that they will receive an accurate and honest legal advice. They invest time and effort understanding the priorities and needs of the client’s transaction and, as a result, obtain their clients’ loyalty.

They have built a reputation of providing the highest quality of legal advice as well as the highest level of personalized service. Their experience and knowledge characterize them. Clients expect the best from them.

In addition, they reputation for transparency and business integrity through the law sets them apart from competitors and continues to attract top talent to the firm.

They are practical and efficient attorneys, notaries and advisors, with great ability to critical analysis, an above-average analytical capacity, and have the necessary tools to convey knowledge to the client. They are characterized by their intuition, attention to detail, accuracy, and their ability to anticipate the needs and risks of the client.

 

Daniel J. Perez Peynado

Leaders in Law endorses Daniel J. Perez Peynado as our exclusively recommended Administrative Law expert in the Dominican Republic. If you wish to get in touch with Daniel please use the contact information provided above.

Recognized and highly respected work sustained by professionalism, skills and ethics is the pride of this law firm founded in 1949 by Dr. Jottin Cury, who consecrated his life to the practice of law.

Subsequently, Dr. Julio Cury was entrusted to preserve the professional ethics and commitment of its founder on his objective to resolve the inevitable differences of human coexistence, without ever harming the concept of justice.

Our firm relies on a team of experienced lawyers specialized in the major disciplines of administrative law, offering its legal expertise to both public and private sector clients. Our mission is to assume the responsibility of transforming our knowledge into assets that will act in favour of our clients.

Main areas of practice:

– Administrative Law

– Constitutional Law

– Litigation

– Business Law

 

M.G.A. (Milko) Baiz

Milko Baiz is our exclusively recommended Administrative Law expert in Aruba on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Milko directly using the contact details listed above.

Milko was born and raised in Aruba. Mr. Baiz graduated in 1993 from the Dutch Police Academy (Nederlandse Politie Academie) in Apeldoorn, Netherlands and worked for 5 years in the Aruba Police Force (Korps Politie Aruba) as a lieutenant (inspecteur). Thereafter Mr. Baiz was appointed as director of the Department of Public Transportation, where he worked for five years. Mr. Baiz graduated in 2001 from the University of Aruba (Universiteit van Aruba) and was admitted to the bar of the Joint Court of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba in October 2003.

Milko worked from October – November 2003 at the Coutinho & Co Law Offices and from December 2003 – June 2009 at Gomez & Bikker Law Offices in Aruba.

Milko Baiz is owner and Managing Director of Baizlaw N.V. and since July 2009 a founding partner of ArubaLegal, Lawyers and Business Counselors

Practice Areas:

  • Civil law (litigation and advise)
  • Administrative law (litigation and advise)
  • Criminal law
  • Corporate law
  • Property- and real estate law
  • Construction law
  • Civil liability law
  • Insurance law and personal injuries litigation and advise
  • Immigration law (litigation and advise)
  • Traffic and Transportation laws
  • Public-Private Partnerships Tender procedures
  • Financial and commodities transaction advise
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Intellectual property law
  • Management Consulting
  • Business Consulting
  • Labour law (litigation and advise)

Firm Overview:

Welcome to Aruba Legal, Lawyers and Business Consultants.

Basis:

Although our name presumes a mere local focus, our clientele does not only consist of individuals, enterprises or institutions that are living or are established in Aruba, but also consists of foreign individuals, enterprises or institutions, dealing with Aruban entities or getting in any way in touch with Aruban Law

Objective:

We are a young and dynamic company that emphasises on service, and quality. Just like our clients, we are results-oriented. Our goal is to achieve the best attainable result for our clients within reasonable time and at reasonable cost. Our experienced, multilingual lawyers, will be able to advice you on a broad variety of legal matters and if necessary conduct legal proceedings.

 

Mauricio Becerra de la Roca Donoso

The dynamism in the world of business today, in which new legal institutes emerge to make them feasible, added to the new legal dispositions being issued based on the Bolivian Constitution, determine the necessity for updated legal counseling, in order to provide an environment of certitude in the undertakings carried out.

Becerra de la Roca Donoso & Asociados (BDA Abogados) is a law firm with an outstanding professional team with more than ten (10) years of professional experience and law degrees from prestigious universities abroad, which allows its members to have a solid, modern and updated vision of the law, in order to provide excellence in legal services that satisfy the needs of its clients in an efficient, practical and personalized manner.

The members have qualified professional experience in regulation, antitrust, energy and business law that allows the firm to render a full range of legal services in the principal areas of law in everyday operations as well as complex transactions that require specialized knowledge.

BDA Abogados has offices in Santa Cruz and La Paz and correspondent firms in the rest of Bolivia as well as abroad.

Education:

– LL.M. in International Legal Studies, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C.
– Master in Economic Law, Andean University, La Paz
– Course on International Oil & Gas Law, Contracts and Negotiations, AIPN RMMLF, Houston TX.
– Course on Public Utilities Regulation and Antitrust, UADE – CEER, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
– Lawyer, Bolivian Catholic University, La Paz
– Foreign Trade Operator, IDEA, La Paz

Memberships & Certifications: Fulbright scholar; La Paz Bar Association; Santa Cruz Bar Association; Bolivian National Bar Association; registered attorney in the Supreme Court of Bolivia; American Bar Association (ABA), Section of International Law and Practice, Section of Business Law; International Bar Association (IBA); member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN); Member of the ICC Arbitration Committee Bolivian Chapter, Registered arbitrator in CAINCO (Santa Cruz) and Cámara Nacional de Comercio CNC (La Paz).

Experience: Managing Partner, BDA Abogados; Associate, Guevara & Gutierrez, SC; Legal Consultant, Narcotics Affairs Section U.S. Embassy, Santa Cruz – Bolivia.; Chief Counsel of YPFB (Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos), La Paz-Bolivia; Senior Counsel of the General Superintendence of SIRESE; Legal Consultant of the Superintendence of Electricity, In-house Counsel of Banco Bisa S.A.; Legal Consultant to the Presidency of the Republic.

Teaching: Professor in International Commercial Contracts, Administrative Law and Regulation, and alternative dispute resolution in different graduate programs in Private University of Santa Cruz (UPSA), Catholic University and Andean University “Simón Bolívar¨).

Areas of Practice:

– Banking law
– Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions
– Administrative and Regulatory Law
– Oil and Gas, Electricity
– Telecommunications
– Mining
– International Business Law
– Litigation and arbitration

Languages:

– English
– Basic Portuguese

 

Nariman Ramazanov

As a Managing Partner and Senior Lawyer of FINA LLP Law Firm, Nariman Ramazanov participated in various oil and gas related negotiations, provided foreign oil companies conducting their business activity under the specific Azeri PSA (“Production Sharing Agreements) tax regime with consultations on various aspects of the acting Azeri legislation, particularly on the issues of incorporation, taxation and labour.

Ramazanov also provided foreign investors with the corresponding legal advice involved in privatization of the small and medium size state owned enterprises under the State Program on privatization of the state property. Recently, Ramazanov has participated in the $50 million Project on privatization of the local Azerbaijani JSC “AzerPipe” (in the team work on Valuation of the Fixed Assets of the new privatized JSC “AzerPipe” as a local legal expert).

Education: 

University Degree – Faculty of  “International Law and Economy” of the “Peoples’ Friendship University” named after Patrice Lumumba, Moscow, USSR,1989; 

– University Degree, Interpreter of Russian-English,  “Peoples’ Friendship University” named after Patrice Lumumba, Moscow, USSR,1989; 

– Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (“IIFT”); Diploma Degree on Foreign Trade Management; IIFT, New Delhi, India, 1993; 

– “East – West Practice”, Visiting Lawyer at the UK based Law firm “Salans, Hertzfeld & Heillbronn and HRK” in 1997-1998; London, UK;   

The basic area of specialization: 

Foreign trade management, Taxation, 

Banking, Commercial and Labour Law, Incorporation, Real Estate. 

Languages: Azerbaijani, English, Russian, Turkish. 

Firm Description

FINA LLP is an Azerbaijan law firm which was founded in 2002 in Baku. FINA LLP offers a variety of domestic and international business and commercial legal services in Azerbaijan. FINA LLP’s office is staffed with the lawyers trained locally as well as in leading universities throughout the world. Azeri and Russian are the common languages of the office, and all attorneys are at least bilingual – Azerbaijani – Russian or Azerbaijani – English. Many of them are fluent in more than two languages.

The central office of FINA LLP is located in the center of Baku city and equipped with the most advanced communications equipment and technologies. The firm’s basic philosophy is to deliver the highest quality legal services, on time, at a reasonable cost. We seek to establish long-term relationships with our clients, and to provide effective solutions to their problems based upon a clear understanding of their needs. All attorneys of FINA LLP maintain the same standards of professional responsibility and performance that clients would expect from them practicing in the world’s leading commercial centers.

Koen De Puydt

Koen De Puydt heads the business law and public law department and is responsible for all real Estate / construction Law and intellectual property matters.

Koen DE PUYDT graduated in 1998 as a degree in Communication Sciences (VUB), while he worked for the independent music magazine RifRaf as a journalist. After his studies, he continued his career as a music journalist with De Standaard and Studio Brussel . At the same time he obtained his Licentiate Degree in Law, specializing in Public Law at the VUB (2002). In 2009 he obtained a Master in Business Law at the University of Antwerp.

In 2002, Koen joined a Brussels niche firm specializing in Administrative Law (urban planning and environmental law, expropriations, government contracts, and protection legislation). In the meantime he remained responsible at De Puydt van Caluwelaert for the files relating to commercial law and intellectual property law.

Two years later, Koen started working full-time at the Puydt van Cauwelaert. He was responsible for matters relating to urban planning and environmental law, real estate law, government contracts, contracting law, business law, corporate law and intellectual property law. He also publishes on these matters.

In 2010 the Puydt van Chauwelaert and GD & A Advocaten merged. Koen de Puydt, as partner, headed the Real Estate / Construction Law and Corporate Law units.

Since 2002 he has been lecturer “Contracts, Assignments and Mandates” at Syntra Brussels in the vocational training for real estate agents. In the course for Real Estate Experts, Koen lesson on construction law. He is the initiator of the Property Codex , a collection of legal texts tailored to the real estate professional. The codex is used throughout Flanders in the vocational training of the real estate agents within Syntra.

In August 2012, Koen co-founded the law firm ORYS. In April 2019, Koen together with Leo Peeters of Peeters Law have decided to set up a new law firm under the name of “Seeds of Law”. 

Koen developed a business pack. This pack allows companies to engage in legal aid without losing control of the cost of this assistance. You pay a fixed rate and enjoy numerous benefits, such as free first-line assistance, free credit management and conducting certain procedures at flat-rate prices.

Publications

Koen DE PUYDT, Ulrike BEUSELINCK en Stéphane DE KEYZER, Nieuwe woninghuur in Vlaanderen en Brussel: uw 60 antwoorden, Intersentia, 2019, 187 p.

Koen DE PUYDT, Marc LOYENS, Julie LAUWERS en Stéphane DE KEYZER, Vastgoedcodex 2018-2019, Mijnwetboek.be, 2018, (volledige editie).

Stéphane DE KEYZER en Koen DE PUYDT, “Le pouvoir discrétionnaire de l’administration. Une mise à l’épreuve en marchés publics”, Jaarboek overheidsopdrachten/ Chronique des marchés publics 2017-2018, Brussel, EBP Publishers, 2018, pp. 467-495.

Koen DE PUYDT, Marc LOYENS, Julie LAUWERS en Guy BAELDE, Stéphane DE KEYZER, Vastgoedcodex 2017-2018, Mijnwetboek.be, 2017, (volledige editie).

Stéphane DE KEYZER en Koen DE PUYDT, “Des standards privés en marchés publics. La normalisation en droit de la passation et en procédure d’exécution des marchés”, Jaarboek overheidsopdrachten/ Chronique des marchés publics 2015-2016, Brussel, EBP Publishers, 2016, pp. 753-772.

Koen DE PUYDT, Marc LOYENS, Julie LAUWERS en Guy BAELDE, Stéphane DE KEYZER, Vastgoedcodex 2016-2017, Mijnwetboek.be, 2016, achtste editie.

Stéphane DE KEYZER en Koen DE PUYDT, “Des droits de propriété intellectuelle en marchés publics“, Jaarboek Overheidsopdrachten/ Chronique des marchés publics 2014-2015, Brussel, EBP Publishers, 2015, pp. 699-712.

Koen DE PUYDT, Marc LOYENS, Julie LAUWERS en Guy BAELDE, Vastgoedcodex 2015-2016, Mijnwetboek.be, 2015, zevende editie (1ste, 2de jaar en volledige editie).

Bert KELCHTERMANS, Koen DE PUYDT en Stéphane DE KEYZER “ Enkele van de meest in het oog springende nieuwigheden met betrekking tot wijzigingen, herzieningen en onvoorziene omstandigheden in de uitvoeringsfase van overheidsopdracht“, Jaarboek Overheidsopdrachten/ Chronique des marchés publics 2013-2014, Brussel, EBP Publishers, 2014, pp. 951-965.

Koen DE PUYDT, Marc LOYENS, Julie LAUWERS en Guy BAELDE, Vastgoedcodex 2013-2014, Mijnwetboek.be, 2013, zesde editie (1ste, 2de jaar en volledige editie).

Koen DE PUYDT en Sofie ALBERT, “Schorsingsprocedure bij uiterst dringende noodzakelijkheid – Betichting van valsheid – Vertrouwelijke stukken”, noot onder arrest RvS van 23 augustus 2011, nr. 214.846,  T. Aann. 2013/2, 167-177

Koen DE PUYDT en Ulrike BEUSELINCK, “Verrijking zonder oorzaak – geval van zeldzame toepassing in het kader van overheidsopdrachten”, noot bij RB Dendermonde, 18 december 2009, T.ann. 2013, afl. 1, 75-83.

Koen DE PUYDT, Marc LOYENS en Julie LAUWERS, Vastgoedcodex 2012-2013, Mijnwetboek.be, 2012, 638 p., vijfde editie.

Raoul M. DE PUYDT, Deontologie van de Vlaamse advocaat, Intersentia, 2009, 263 p., zesde bijgewerkte en herziene editie.

Raoul M. DE PUYDT, “Overzicht van rechtspraak: Professioneel recht Vlaamse advocatuur (1987-2007)”, In: T.P.R. 2007, nr. 3, Kluwer, pp. 1733-1816.

Jan GHYSELS en Koen DE PUYDT, Parlementair Ontleed: Het Milieuvergunningsdecreet: Het basisdecreet, Uitgeverij Intersentia, Nov. 2004, 603 p.

Jan GHYSELS en Koen DE PUYDT, Parlementair Ontleed: Het Milieuvergunningsdecreet: De wijzigingsdecreten, Uitgeverij Intersentia, Maart 2005, 789 p.

Andreina Degli Esposti

Leaders in Law endorses Andreina Degli Esposti as our exclusively recommended Administrative Law expert in Italy. If you wish to get in touch with Andreina please use the contact information provided above.

Born in Bologna in June 1960, she graduated magna cum laude in Law from the University of Bologna in February 1984. She also studied at the University of Münster and was admitted to the bar in 1986. She has been involved in research and lecturing in the department of Constitutional Law at the University of Bologna and the departments of Administrative Law at the Universities of Milan and Pavia, publishing various essays and contributing entries to legal encyclopedias.

Throughout the course of her practice – which covers both judicial (predominantly before the Regional Administrative Tribunals and the Consiglio di Stato) and extrajudicial (stipulating agreements with Public Administrations and providing counsel in the administrative areas of M&A and joint ventures) work – she has gained expertise in the sectors of procurement (also concerning the German legal system), environment, telecommunications and town-planning. She also has extensive experience as a member of the Board of Arbitrators.

Currently, she is involved in the professional network of the online administrative law review “GiustAmm.it” and is a member of the Lombardy Association for Administrative Lawyers.

Chambers Europe and Legal 500 place her among the most prominent Italian lawyers in the field of public law.

Studio Legale Villata, Degli Esposti e Associati:

At Studio Villata, Degli Esposti e Associati, our primary objective is to meet the growing demand for specialist advice from public and private clients operating in the various sectors governed by Administrative Law. Having provided legal counsel across all areas of our expertise over the years, our extensive judicial and extrajudicial experience has shaped the Studio as a key consultancy in the current legal framework. We operate within the ever-strengthening relationship between the Administrative and Civil law sectors, and specialise particularly in Corporate and Financial law. The importance of this relationship has now extended across both national and international markets, particularly due to the influence of key independent authorities that regulate areas such as antitrust material, the Stock Exchange and financial brokerage, as well as other entities operating in the field of public utilities (e.g. energy, water, telecommunications and transport).

The Firm’s practice covers all areas of Public Law, either in courts of law (besides before civil and administrative courts, also in criminal proceedings involving public aspects and before Corte di Conti) or extra-judicially. In particular, the Firm is specialized in: Public tenders and Project financing, Real estate and Building Regulation (Commerce, Industrial sites, Malls, Stores and Infrastructures), Environment, Mergers and Acquisitions (i.e. Due Diligence activity), Energy, Public Utilities, Independent Authorities,  Oil and Gas, Waste, Privatisation;

We consider one of our fundamental strengths to be our ability to continually update and evolve our practice in order to accommodate for a constantly developing legal system. The Studio’s dynamic structure means that our lawyers spread across Milan, Rome and Bologna can satisfy our clients’ every need quickly and efficiently. 

The Firm is located also in Rome (00198, Via G. Caccini, 1, Tel.+39 06 48 90 67 66 – Fax +39 06 47 82 16 84) and in Bologna (40122, Galleria G. Marconi, 1, Tel.+39 051 23 11 56 – Fax +39 051 04 20 457).

 

Stephan L. Jervell

Stephan L. Jervell works with litigation, dispute resolution and negotiations, and public law framework conditions for trade and industry, including EU/EEA law. His expertise also includes administrative law, competition law, state aid and procurement law, and contract law. Jervell is admitted to the Supreme Court and litigates regularly before Norwegian courts. He has litigated before the EFTA Court and carried out several hearings before the EU Commission. He also has experience as an arbitrator in national and international arbitrations.

In recent years, Jervell has been highly engaged in international arbitration in shipping, oil and gas, M&A disputes and general contract law. He has litigated many cases in the ICC and the SCC systems and also been engaged in ad hoc arbitration.

Jervell is also the author of a number of textbooks and articles.

Jervell is ranked as one of Norway’s leading lawyers on his areas of expertise. This includes a “Band 1” ranking in litigation and dispute resolution in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, a “Band 1” ranking in procurement law in Chambers Europe, and a “Band 2 “ranking in competition law in Chambers Europe. He is also ranked as one of Norway’s leading lawyers in the litigation and competition law categories in Legal 500 and in the Norwegian Financial Daily’s lawyers’ survey for 2014.

Wiersholm:

Wiersholm is an internationally oriented law firm dedicated to covering the needs of businesses with regard to strategic advice on business law, operational legal services and litigation.

Our services are based on cutting-edge legal expertise combined with efficiency and business comprehension. We have 150 lawyers and 50 other employees who are solution-oriented and work as a team, with a willingness to give more than our clients expect.

Our lawyers are specialists in all the key fields of business law.

Our clients are first and foremost companies and organisations in the private sector. We also assist the public sector, idealistic organisations and private individuals. Read Philosophy and History and International Relations for more information on Wiersholm.

Wiersholm usually comes out on top in all the leading lawyer rankings.