Dr. Arjen S. Westerdijk, born in the Netherlands in 1969, studied law at the University of Leiden. After finishing his studies in 1993 he started to work as a research assistant at the Institute for International Private Law and Comparative Law of the University of Osnabrück, Germany. During this period he worked on his dissertation comparing Dutch and German corporate law. Also he published the first complete German translation of the Dutch Civil Code as co-editor. At the end of 1997 he received his doctor's degree.


From 1998 on Dr. Westerdijk is working as a lawyer at KienhuisHoving N.V. in the Netherlands. His areas of expertise are: corporate law, contract law and international private law. He also coordinates the so-called German Desk of KienhuisHoving. This German Desk consists of German and English speaking lawyers and civil-law notaries working in all relevant fields of Dutch law.


Dr. Westerdijk is a member of the Deutsch-Niederländische Rechtsanwaltsvereinigung, the Deutsch-Niederländische Juristenkonferenz  and the European Law Society.




Kienhuis Hoving

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The Netherlands

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