Laura van Bochove
Dr. L.M. van Bochove is related to the Institute for Private Law since the 1st of September 2015 as assistant professor.
Laura van Bochove has a Master’s degree in Private Law and a PhD degree, both obtained at Erasmus University Rotterdam. She defended her PhD thesis on tortious interference with contractual relations in 2013. The research, funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), compares and evaluates the legal consequences Dutch, German, French, English and American law attach to interference with a contract by a third party, e.g. inducement of a breach of contract or merely facilitating a breach. In 2011 and 2012, Laura conducted research as visiting scholar at the University of Arizona and Cambridge University, respectively.
As of 2008, Laura has taught Private International Law (PIL) to Bachelor’s and Master’s students, both in Dutch and in English. In addition to her teaching activities and her PhD research, she has published several papers on PIL topics, such as weaker party protection in European PIL and the public policy exception in European procedural law. Further research interests include international family law, in particular international matrimonial property law.