Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law
Tom Barkhuysen is Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at Leiden University and a practising Member (advocaat) of the Amsterdam Bar as a partner at Stibbe.
Tom Barkhuysen (1968) is Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at Leiden University, the Netherlands, and a practising Member (advocaat) of the Amsterdam Bar as a partner at law firm Stibbe.
He holds the degrees of LLB and LLM (Maastricht University, Constitutional and Administrative Law/Leiden University, International and European Law). He was a Lecturer and Researcher in Constitutional and Administrative Law at Leiden University from 1993-1998. In 1998, he was awarded a PhD from Leiden University on a thesis on effective domestic legal protection against violations of the European Convention on Human Rights (Article 13 ECHR). His supervisors were Professor Alkema and Professor Schermers. He then worked from 1998-2002 as a lawyer (advocaat) at Stibbe, Amsterdam. In November 2002 he accepted a full time associate professorship and in January 2005 a professorship at Leiden University which he combines with litigation and consultancy work as a lawyer. He is a fellow of the Leiden Law School Graduate School and participates in the research programme ‘Securing the Rule of Law in Multilevel Jurisdictions'.
Tom is a member of the Board of Netherlands Law Journal (as of 2010) and the editorial board of the Ars Aequi Libri Series on Constitutional and Administrative Law. He is also a member of the editorial board of the Kluwer online Guide to Administrative Law and the Kluwer Case Law Series on Administrative Law (Administratiefrechtelijke Beslissingen). He is also a member of the editorial advisory board of the Review of European Administrative Law. He participates in a number of (international) research networks and is a Visiting Fellow of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. He is a member of the board of the Dutch Comparative Law Association and the Law and Public Administration working group of EGPA.
His research, teaching and counselling concern many aspects of constitutional, administrative, European (EU and ECHR) and international law. He is particularly interested in the relationship/interaction between these fields of law as well as for human rights issues. As a lawyer, he also litigates in these fields of law before national and European courts.
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