About Pieter Kuypers

Pieter Kuypers is a partner and lawyer at AKD who specialises in European law and focuses, within this legal field, on procurement, competition and state aid law. Pieter also has particularly wide-ranging knowledge of international private law. He deals with cases involving care, energy, competition and the government.

Pieter advises on cases involving these law areas. He represents businesses, government and semi-government bodies before European and Dutch courts. For example he works with Prorail, Malmberg (Sanoma) and the municipality of Tilburg. His clients appreciate his smart solutions, strategic advice and practical approach. Pieter is convincing thanks to his broad experience and keen legal knowledge.

Pieter is a professor in European and national procurement law at Radboud University Nijmegen and lectures on procurement law at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate and European law at Utrecht University. He also gives guest lectures at other universities in the Netherlands and abroad.

In addition to his work as a lawyer and lecturer, Pieter is a member of the Expert Committee on Procurement. This committee was set up by the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate to mediate in procurement procedures. The committee also issues non-binding advice to parties involved.

Moreover, Pieter is an arbitrator or binding adviser in disputes in relation to the legal fields referred to. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Appeldoorn Tendermanagement BV.

Pieter is active in a social capacity as well. He is, for example, a member of the board of École Amélie Hamaïde ASBL, Les Amis de l’école Hamaide ASBL and a member of the Advisory Board of the Dutch Network Brussels.

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  • University Utrecht: Dutch Law, International Law
  • King's College London: EC Law
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
  • Brussels
  • IBA - International Bar Association
  • NVIR - Dutch Association of International Law
  • Belgian Association for European Law
  • AIJA - Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats
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