Olivier Drooghmans

Olivier Drooghmans

Lawyer - Senior Managing Associate, PwC Legal BV/SRL

As a Senior Managing Associate in the Real Estate practice at PwC Legal, Olivier deals with various real estate related matters. He has a special focus on administrative and public law, such as zoning and planning and environmental law, including criminal and civil law issues such as liability cases. He also advises on the legal aspects of project development, expropriation and conducts due diligences on administrative and public law matters.

His daily work mainly consists in lodging or acting in administrative appeals (deputations, Council for Permit Disputes, Council of State) and advising on zoning and planning and environmental law. He also assists in law enforcement procedures regarding breaches of zoning and planning law, environmental law and housing standards. He also advises and assists clients in procedures regarding social and economic permits.

Olivier assists and advises a variety of clients, such as developers, private companies, multinationals, public authorities, investors, etc.

Olivier is fluent in Dutch, English and French.

Professional background

2020 - present

Senior Managing Associate, PwC Legal – Member of the Antwerp Bar

2018 - 2020

Managing Associate, PwC Legal – Member of the Antwerp Bar

2017 - 2018

Senior Associate, PwC Legal

2013 - 2017

Laywer, DLA Piper


"Een nieuwe versnelde procedure voor complexe projecten in het Vlaamse gewest", O. Drooghmans, E. Empereur and I. Van Giel, Expertise n° 484, 2014.


  • Real estate, Public business law


  • Public Law
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