Jan van der Grinten
Lawyer | Advisor

Jan is an astute lawyer with more than 25 years’ experience in government practice. He is an administrative generalist, a litigator at heart and a dedicated advisor. Clients appreciate his incisive analytical ability, strategic thinking and amiable personality.

Jan advises on and litigates in complex cases for public authorities, companies and (non-profit) institutions. His focus is on general administrative law, municipal law, and public-private law. More specifically, Jan’s practice has numerous cases in the areas of public order, administrative sanctions law, government liability, subsidy law and open government. His publications in recent years have covered all these areas of law.

Jan lectures on public liability at Leiden University and at the SSR (training institute for the judiciary) and each year he acts as a lecturer on public order at the VNG’s (Association of Dutch Municipalities) Legal Two Days. He is the author of the Kluwers Tekst en Commentaar Wet open overheid (Text and Commentary on the Open Government Act) and author of subsidy law in SDU’s Tekst en Commentaar Awb (Text and Commentary on the General Administrative Law Act). He is a director and supervisory director of a number of cultural institutions, including Museum Rembrandthuis where he is chair of the Supervisory Board. Previously, Jan was for many years a deputy judge at the Gelderland District Court and chair of a municipal objections committee.