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Gitta Veldt

Assistant professor

Mr.dr. G.M. Veldt
+31 71 527 1093

Gitta Veldt (1985) has been a member of the Civil Law Department of the Institute for Private Law since December 2012, first as PhD-fellow and currently as assistant professor.

More information about Gitta Veldt

Blog profile

Leiden Law Blog

Gitta Veldt graduated from Maastricht University in 2008 and worked in private practice for almost four years at a midsize law firm in Rotterdam. She completed her PhD at Leiden University in June 2020, titled European Product Safety Standards and Private Law Standard setting.

She is specialised in the interaction between EU regulatory law, standardisation and private law. She is currently involved in empirical legal studies within the Empirical Legal Studies project regarding compliance and enforcement of product safety law in supply chains and e-commerce, and the role of private law in that regard.

She coordinates and teaches courses in the Civil Law master programme, a.o. the course Regulation, Behaviour and Private Law. Furthermore, she is involved in various education IT-projects within university.

Specialties: European Regulatory Law and Product Safety in particular and its interaction with  European and National Contract and Tort Law, Empirical Legal Studies Civil Procedural law/Litigation. 

Assistant professor

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Privaatrecht
  • Civiel recht

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number C2.06



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