Members - Jaap Spier (Honorary President) (em)

 
 

Jaap SpierJaap Spier

Advocate-General in the Supreme 
Court of the Netherlands and Honorary 
Professor of comparative insurance law 
at Maastricht University
Member of the European Group on
Tort Law

 
     
 
Contact

Hoge Raad der Nederlanden
Postbus 20303
's Gravenhage NL-2500 FH
Netherlands

 
 
 

Curriculum Vitae

  • Born in 1950
  • Master's of Law degree Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Attorney at the Rotterdam Bar (until 1977)
  • Lecturer of private Law at Leyden University (1977 until 1981)
  • Company lawyer at Unilever NV and PLC (1982 until 1989)
  • Professor of private and commercial law at Tilburg University (1989 until 1999; the last two years part time)
  • Advocate-General in the Supreme Court of the Netherlands (as from 1997)
  • Honary Professor of comparative insurance law at Maastricht University (as from 1999)
  • PhD (Doctor Iuris) Leiden 1981
Formerly:
  • chairmain of the comite of Private Law and board member of the Netherlands Association of company lawyers
  • deputy judge at the Court of Appeal 's-Hertogenbosch
  • chief editor of:
    • Aansprakelijkheid en Verzekering
    • Bedrijfsjuridische berichten
  • chairman of the Netherlands Association of Private Law
  • board member of the Association of Administrative Law

Publications

Books
  • Overeenkomsten met de overheid, Kluwer (thesis 1981)
  • Overeenkomsten met overheidslichamen
  • (Contractenrecht/Verbintenissenrecht, loose leave)
  • Onrechtmatige overheidsdaad, W.E.J. Tjeenk Willink (1st en 2nd ed., resp. 1983 en 1987)
  • Sluipende schade, Kluwer, 1990 (inaugural lecture Tilburg)
  • De maalstroom van het aansprakelijkheidsrecht
  • Schadevergoeding, algemeen deel 3, Kluwer, 1992 (Nieuw BW mon. B36)
  • Aansprakelijkheid voor gevaarlijke stoffen, Kluwer 1995 (with C.H.W.M. Sterk)
  • The limits of liability, Kluwer Law International, 1996 (editor and author of several contributions)
  • Preadvies Nederlandse Juristen Vereniging 1996, W.E.J. Tjeenk Willink (some parts together with A.T. Bolt en O.A. Haazen)
  • Aansprakelijkheidsverzekeringen op claims made-grondslag, Kluwer 1996 (with met O.A. Haazen), Kluwer, Deventer 1996
  • editor and author of about 1/3 of Verbintenissen uit de wet en Schadevergoeding, Kluwer 1997
  • editor and author of several contributions of The Limits of Expanding Liability, Kluwer Law International 1998
  • Schade en loss occurrence-verzekeringen, Kluwer, Deventer 1999
  • Een nieuwe dageraad voor het aansprakelijkheidsrecht? Kluwer, Deventer 1999

More over a few hundred articles and case notes on various topics, the greater part on the law of torts, remedies, damages and insurance law

 
 

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