Irma van den Berg

Irma van den Berg

Irma van den Berg is specialized in environmental and public law. 

She advises and litigates for governmental authorities and other parties in real estate and project development on zoning plans and environmental permits, as well as on several environmental issues such as nature conservation, soil pollution, sustainability and issues in relation to cultural heritage. Irma has a lot of experience in urban redevelopment projects, public law aspects of (real estate) transactions and the distribution of scarce permits and other scarce rights. In addition, she is regularly involved in subsidy cases and cases pertaining to transparency of governmental information (Open Government Act, Wet open overheid) and privacy.

In 2008, Irma was one of the founders of SIX advocaten. From 2002 to 2008 she was working for NautaDutilh in the practice group Construction and Real Estate. 

In 2022 Irma wrote a chapter on scarce rights in environmental law in the book ‘Changing construction law, 25 years VBR-A’  of the Society of Lawyers in Construction Law.  In 2017 she participated in writing the book ‘Art, law and policy’ (2017), specifically on subsidies and legal protection. Irma is a teacher in Heritage Law at the Institute of Construction Law.

In the Legal 500 EMEA Irma is recommended in the category Environment and Planning: "Irma van den Berg is very capable and has far-reaching legal and strategic ideas and advice.” (2020) ‘Irma van den Berg is responsive and knowledgeable.” (2022)

Irma is president of the Board of Lawyers for Lawyers, a Dutch organization that advocates for a free and independent legal profession worldwide. Lawyers for Lawyers was awarded the ‘Geuzenpenning’ in 2022. In 2020 Irma was selected by a professional jury as the Most Socially Involved Lawyer, because of her many years of commitment to Lawyers for Lawyers.

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14-02-2022 | Irma van den Berg

25-10-2022 | Irma van den Berg