Anke van de Laar
Anke has been a lawyer since 1998 and joined La Gro Geelkerken in 2019. She advises and litigates (mainly for local authorities) on a wide range of administrative law cases, including cases relating to environmental law, freedom of information laws, and privacy law. Anke spent several years working at a large local authority, which she considers to be a huge advantage in providing consulting services to local authorities. She is also well versed in politically sensitive cases. Anke is a dedicated team player and ideal sparring partner, both on a public service and administrative level. She has a pragmatic attitude and a keen eye for detail. In her spare time, Anke enjoys photography, and then macro photography in particular.
- Administrative law
- Environmental law
- Administrative enforcement
- Privacy law
Background and other work
- 1995 Leiden University, Dutch Law
- 2002 Netherlands Institute for Construction Law, Public Construction Law
- 2011 Netherlands Institute for Construction Law, Private Construction Law
- 2006-2011 legal counsel at a large local authority
- 2017 Tilburg University, Postgraduate Specialisation Programme in Privacy and Personal Data
- Member of the Association of Construction Lawyers
- Member of the Administrative Law Association
- Member of the Privacy Law Association.
- Environmental law lecturer at SEGMENT Education
- Planning and zoning law: advising and litigating on zoning plans and environmental permits, representing mainly local authorities in cases on transformation areas and the redevelopment of traveller and houseboat sites.
- Enforcement: advising and litigating on the imposing of orders subject to a penalty for non-compliance or administrative enforcement and recovery decisions.
- Advising (and litigating on behalf of) local authorities on matters relating to the General Municipal Bylaw, Municipalities Act, and freedom of information laws
- Advising (and litigating on behalf of) local authorities in cases regarding privacy and undermining.