Do you need a lawyer for public law? Are you looking for an outstanding lawyer for administrative law? Our team is ready for you!

What exactly is public law?

Public law regulates the relationship between the government and its citizens, as well as the relationship between the various public authorities. At ORYS, we master various public law sub-disciplines.

ORYS works for all parties that may have to deal with public law:

  • Public authorities
  • Municipalities
  • Individuals

Your lawyer for administrative law

Administrative law refers to the relationship between authorities among themselves, as well as between the government and its citizens. These relationships are contained in administrative legal acts, regulations and resolutions issued by governments. In concrete terms, general administrative legislation regulates everything with regard to:

ORYS is an expert in general administrative law, and provides assistance to private persons and public authorities for, among others:

  • Recognition, abolition and widening of roads, local roads and regional roads
  • Public easements of transit and passage
  • Implementation of the new municipality law: preparation of regulations (e.g., parties, night shops, election publicity, etc.)
  • Appeals to the administrative jurisdictions

Extensive experience in tenders, government procurement and government contracts

ORYS provides assistance and legal protection to private and public partners in the Belgian procurement market. We assist you in word and deed, from the conclusion of the contract to its award and implementation.

We have extensive experience in:

  • Editing tendering procedures, promotion agreements, framework contracts and award decisions
  • Conducting negotiations
  • Concluding contracts
  • Civil and administrative disputes relating to contract awarding
  • Concessions of public works and services
  • Domain concessions
  • Official measures and damage claims
  • Arbitration procedures

Legal support for local authorities in terms of the Municipal Decree, the Public Social Welfare act and the Public Social Welfare decree

ORYS also provides a full service for local authorities, where we assist them with the many innovations and amendments to the Municipal Decree. We are your legal counsel in a wide range of areas:

  • Environment and Planning Law
  • Government contracts
  • PPP
  • Re-structuring
  • Tax regulations

Any private person can take the legality of a deed before a court, and there is nowadays less and less hesitation in doing so. Thanks to our expertise in matters relating to administrative law, you will find a professional partner in ORYS.

Our specialised lawyers for public law and administrative law

Thomas Ryckalts - Advocatenkantoor Orys

Thomas Ryckalts

Sofie Albert Orys Advocaten

Sofie Albert

Brecht Geebelen - Orys Advocaten

Brecht Geebelen

Bruno Lenssens - Orys Advocaten

Bruno Lenssens