Gerard Kreijen (1967), attorney at law, is a member of the Corporate practice group. He specialises in public international law, with a particular focus on the law of foreign investment and bilateral investment treaties, sanctions and export controls, and anti-bribery and corruption issues. He also advises energy companies on national and international matters pertaining to the exploration and production of oil and gas. He worked at Loeff Claeys Verbeke from 1995 - 1998.
Gerard was a lecturer in Public International Law at the University of Leiden in 1993-1994 and 1998-2003, and he is a regular guest lecturer at the University of Amsterdam and the Radboud University.
He has published two treatises on international law:
- G.P.H. Kreijen et al (eds.), State, Sovereignty, and International Governance (Oxford University Press, 2002), 643 pp.; and
- G.P.H. Kreijen, State Failure, Sovereignty, and Effectiveness. Legal Lessons from the Decolonization of Sub-Saharan Africa (Brill Academic Publishers - Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2004), 386 pp.
Law, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1991
Dutch law and Public International Law, University of Leiden, 1992
Public International Law, University of Leiden (PhD with honours), 2003