About René van der Paardt

René van der Paardt is a partner and tax lawyer at AKD. Owing to his many years of experience of VAT and transfer tax law, he is in the best position to advise many large and medium-sized companies seeking solutions for complex VAT and/or transfer tax issues. He is regularly asked by other law and tax consultancy firms to provide a second opinion or expert opinion.

René's clients include investors, property funds, project developers, municipalities and housing associations. They value his forthright and pragmatic advice, which tends to be immediately applicable.

René is an associate of Nyenrode Business University, the International Tax Center, and used to be a professor of consumption taxes at the Faculty of Economic Science of the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. In addition to being on the editorial board of the Tijdschrift Bouwrecht and regularly authoring articles himself, René takes time to give lectures on VAT and transfer tax.

A trusted lawyer, René can be relied upon to act as an mediator in disputes with the Tax Authorities. René is an experienced tax litigator, having represented the interests of his clients in various courts of law. He litigated a number of cases in the highest instances: before the Dutch Supreme Court and the European Court of Justice.

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