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Bob van der Veldt

Lawyer

Bob has been working for RWV Advocaten since 2010, specialising in procurement law, administrative law, property law and agricultural law. He previously worked as a lawyer for a number of Dutch ministries, a role in which he had to help deal with the consequences of major disasters such as the flooding in 1998 and the fireworks disaster in Enschede in 2000. It was cases such as these that sparked his interest in the interplay between politics and administrative law.

Having studied at the Delft Institute of Applied Agricultural Sciences and subsequently pursued a career in the agricultural industry, it’s hardly surprising to learn that agricultural law is another of his special interests. As a lawyer, he’s a pragmatic, no-nonsense professional who is ready to fight for every cause he takes on.

Memberships

  • Dutch Agricultural Law Association
  • Legal adviser to the Royal Dutch General Bulb-Growers' Association 

Education

  • Agricultural sciences (Delft Institute of Applied Agricultural Sciences)
  • University degree in Dutch law (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  • Dutch and European procurement law 

Languages

  • English

Netherlands Bar Association register of fields of law

Bob van der Veldt has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas:

  • Agricultural Law

In accordance with the requirements laid down by the Netherlands Bar Association, he is obliged by virtue of this registration to obtain ten CPD points every calender year in each registered principal legal practice area.

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