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Irene van der Heijden

Attorney-at-law • Partner

Irene van der Heijden has been a lawyer since 2011 and joined Pels Rijcken in 2015. She is an expert in the application of the General Administrative Law Act and administrative procedural law. In addition, Irene specializes in administrative compensation law and subsidy law. She also has extensive experience with the Bibob Act and the application of mayoral powers to maintain public order. She leads the multidisciplinary Payment Matters team, as well as the Public Order & Undermining practice group.

Irene studied constitutional, administrative and criminal law at the University of Groningen. She is a lecturer at the postgraduate course General Administrative Law of the Grotius Academy. Irene is also a member of the editorial board of the journal JBplus and contributes to the chronicle Algemeen bestuursrecht in the Nederlands Juristenblad and the chronicle Overheidsaansprakelijkheid in the Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Bestuursrecht.