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Dominique DEVOS

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Dominique Devos is part of the Real Estate and Regulatory Practice Group. He advises clients regarding Administrative Law, Public Law and Environmental Law and he is also an expert in the regulation regarding soil contamination. Dominique was several years head of the legal department of the Flemish Waste Authority (OVAM). This experience has given Dominique an excellent knowledge of waste management, soil remediation, and contaminated land. Dominique is recognised as one of the key persons behind brownfield development in Flanders.

He has an all-round experience in all aspects of environmental law and focuses on soil remediation files. He also advises on several other fields of law such as regulations that deal with REACH, RoHS, and product liability. Dominique has a particular expertise in food and feed, such as food labelling, packaging, health claims, recalls and regulatory compliance.

Dominique holds a Master degree in Law from Ghent University (UGent 1991) and an additional degree from the Fiscale Hogeschool, EHSAL Brussel in 1992.

Dominique joined Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick as a Partner in 2014.


  • Advice on the procedure required for contaminated soil in the context of a real estate sale
  • Assistance in a procedure to recover money as a result of soil remediation (incl. the problem with the prescribed period of limitation)
  • Advice on the possibilities to limit liability in a case concerning product liability
  • Advice on the mandatory mention of information on food labelling


  • Dominique Devos specialises in soil pollution and waste management and has an excellent reputation for environmental law. "He is reactive, has high expertise in the environmental field and perfectly understands our issues." – Chambers Europe 2014
  • Dominique Devos “provides an ‘excellent service’ and co-ordinates the team well.” – Legal 500 2014
  • Dominique Devos specialises in waste and soil contamination law. He recently acted for Metso in criminal proceedings relating to environmental law infringements. – Chambers Europe 2015


Member of the editorial office of the following magazines:

  • Lokale en Regionale Belastingen
  • Milieu- en Energierecht
  • Food, Science & Law
  • Nieuw Notarieel Kwartaalschrift

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