About Hugo Botter

Hugo Botter is a lawyer at AKD who specialises in expropriation law. Hugo was involved in land acquisition and expropriation for various infrastructure projects such as the Driebergen-Zeist station area, area developments such as Perkpolder and nature-related projects such as Oostervaarderswold development. 

Hugo also specialises in government liability. He is the co-author of the VNG book 'Prepares for liability – municipalities and government liability' [Voorbereid op aansprakelijkheid – gemeenten en overheidsaansprakelijkheid]. Hugo is also a specialist in the field of rare permits and enforcement. He regularly publishes on these issues in academic journals such as the NTB.

Hugo is the secretary of the (permanent) expert committees in expropriation cases of the district courts of The Hague and Noord-Holland. Hugo maintains his level of knowledge by writing for the 'Expropriation Law Chronicle' [Kroniek onteigeningsrecht], which is published annually in the 'Bouwrecht' construction law journal.

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  • Tilburg University - Dutch Law (Cum Laude)
  • Centre for Professional Legal Education (part of Radbout University Nijmegen - expropriation law (Summa Cum Laude)

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  • the Netherlands
  • Association of Expropriation Lawyers