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Henk Snijders

Professor Emeritus Civil Law and Civil Procedure

Name
Prof.mr. H.J. Snijders
Telephone
+31 71 527 2727
E-mail
h.j.snijders@law.leidenuniv.nl

Prof. dr. Henricus Joseph (Henk) Snijders is an emeritus professor of Civil Law and Civil Procedure at Leiden University. He was a full professor of Civil Law at this university from 1992 up to 2016, from 2007 both of Civil Law and of Civil Procedure.

More information about Henk Snijders

Personal website

General

Prof. dr. Henricus Joseph (Henk) Snijders is an emeritus professor of Civil Law and Civil Procedure at Leiden University. He was a full professor of Civil Law at this university from 1992 up to 2016, from 2007 both of Civil Law and of Civil Procedure.  From the same University, he obtained his master's degree and his doctorate in law. He became subsequently a lawyer and barrister of the Supreme Court at the law firm Buruma c.s. in The Hague (1978 – 1984), respectively professor of Private Law at the Law Faculty of Erasmus University at Rotterdam (1984 – 1992). See also his personal website hjsnijders.com

Activities and functions related to the university

In connection with the university Henk Snijders is mainly active, nowadays, as:

other positions (see also www.hjsnijders.com)

At present, Henk Snijders mainly acts and holds positions as:

  • arbitrator (institutional a.o. NAI, ICC and LCIA, regulatory non-institutional on basis of regulations of UNCITRAL and  EDF and ad hoc non-regulatory)
  • binding advisor (NAI and ad hoc)
  • legal expert and advisor
  • author of books and articles (see his personal website)
  • Dutch representative in the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (Working Group II on International Dispute Resolution / Arbitration and Conciliation)
  • member of the committee for the selection of arbitrators in the Court of Arbitration for Arts (CAfA)
  • member of the Dutch Arbitration & ADR Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce
  • general editor of the ‘Tijdschrift voor Arbitrage’ (the Dutch Arbitration Review) and ‘Modellen voor de Rechtspraktijk’ (Templates for contracts, transfers and other documents for law practice including arbitration and mediation practice, loose-leaf and on-line version, Deventer)
  • editor of a.o. the ‘Studiereeks Burgerlijk Recht’ (a Civil Law series) and ‘Burgerlijk Proces en Praktijk’ (a series on Civil Procedure and Practice)
  • annotator of the ‘Nederlandse Jurisprudentie’ (the main Dutch Case Law review)
  • chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wolters Kluwer Nederland Holding
  • president of some working groups for self-regulation of the Dutch Social-Economic Counsel
  • member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of European and Comparative Law in Oxford, of the Belgian ‘Rechtskundig Weekblad’ (a Private Law review) and of the Dutch ‘Jurisprudentie Burgerlijk Procesrecht’ (a case law review on Civil Procedure)
  • ambassador of the Municipality of Leiden.

former additional activities and functions

See for Snijders' former (additional) activities and functions his personal website.

Snijders’ publications relate in particular to Property Law, Contract Law and Civil Procedure, including topics on the border of Civil Law and Civil Procedure, such as Legal Decision Making and Arbitration. 

See for an overview of Snijders' publications his personal website

In his spare time Snijders plays the violin or travels (sometimes by bicycle).

Ancillary Activities

Please see the website www.hjsnijders.com for additional activities. 

Professor Emeritus Civil Law and Civil Procedure

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Privaatrecht
  • Civiel recht

Publications

  • Div. advocatenkantoren Particulier juridisch adviseur
  • Gerechtshof Arnhem Raadsheer-plaatsvervanger
  • Kluwer Deventer Annotator Nederlandse Jurisprudentie
  • Kluwer Deventer, Boom Den Haag (Hoofd)redacteur van diverse vakpublicaties
  • Kluwer Deventer, Kluwer Law International, Sellier Publishers, München e.a. (Hoofd)redacteur van diverse wetenschappelijke publicaties
  • O.m. bij het Nederlands Arbitrage Instituut Rotterdam, ICC en ad hoc. Arbiter
  • Rechtbank Den Haag Rechter-plaatsvervanger
  • Sociaal Economische Raad Voorzitter van diverse SER-overleggroepen voor zelfregulering
  • Staat der Nederlanden Vertegenwoordiger van Nederland in de United Commission on International Trade Law
  • Wolters Kluwer Holding Nederland BV (president-)commissaris
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