Administrative law specialist Remco Bäcker joins BarentsKrans

Administrative law specialist Remco Bäcker (b. 1976) joined BarentsKrans as a partner on 1 January 2018. Remco was previously a partner at Loyens & Loeff where he was in charge of the administrative law division. Joining him in the move from Loyens & Loeff is Nicole Soliana, specialist in public sector private law. 

Remco specialises in property development, administrative law, environmental and spatial planning law, construction law and public sector private law. As a lawyer he advises property developers, contractors, investors, entrepreneurs, various government authorities, and housing corporations.

“I am looking forward to collaborating with the six specialist partners and to exploring opportunities for strengthening each other even further.”

Remco: “The main reason for my move is that at BarentsKrans I will be part of a strong real estate team with several partners. Unlike what I have been used to, specialists in real estate and administrative law work together in this team at competitive rates. I am looking forward to collaborating with the six specialist partners and to exploring opportunities for strengthening each other even further.”

Joost Huijgen, Real Estate partner at BarentsKrans: “BarentsKrans has built up a strong and wide-ranging real estate profile in the market. Remco’s knowledge and experience complements our team: his arrival will enable us to offer our clients even more specialisation and experience in the areas of administrative law and real estate development.”

Remco was a lawyer with for Loyens & Loeff for the past 15 years, seven of those as partner. He started his legal career in 2000 with law firm Van den Boom advocaten, after studying both constitutional & administrative law and corporate law at Maastricht University.

Nicole Soliana has worked in the fields of contract law and liability law since 2010, with a focus on real estate/property development and the public sector. Remco Bäcker: “In addition to her wealth of experience in advising and litigating for government authorities and market participants, Nicole has a great deal of relevant knowledge of environmental law, tenancy law and civil construction law. Her skills make her a welcome addition to the BarentsKrans real estate team.”