Lauree Jager joined Pels Rijcken's Spatial Planning and Environment department in 2018. Lauree litigates and advises in the area of environmental law. She focuses in particular on damages under administrative law (planning blight and compensation for loss) and land acquisition (expropriation law and the Municipalities (Preferential Rights) Act). Within these areas of law, she works specifically on inner-city redevelopment projects, including the National Programme for Rotterdam-Zuid and (large) infrastructure projects such as the Hoevelaken interchange and the broadening of the A9 motorway between Badhoevedorp and Holendrecht. She also enjoys applying her knowledge of land acquisition to assist in spatial planning procedures and area development issues. Lauree is known for her practical approach, open attitude and enthusiasm.
Lauree obtained her bachelor's degree in Law and her master's degree in Constitutional and Administrative Law at Utrecht University, specialising in Planning and Environmental Law. During her studies she gained experience at various law firms and spent a semester studying at the University of Valencia. Following her master's degree, she took a master class in construction law at Utrecht University. Lauree furthermore regularly publishes in the magazine Bouwrecht ('Construction Law') and co-authors the monthly newsletter on damages under administrative law, providing summaries of recent case law.