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30 July 2019 / press release

Fokke Jan Vonck to be professor Notarial Property Law at VU Amsterdam

Fokke Jan Vonck, professional support lawyer at Loyens & Loeff, is member of the Real Estate practice group. As of 1 August 2019, he will be appointed as professor Notarial Property Law at the VU Amsterdam.

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In this capacity, Fokke Jan will teach real estate law to future notaries. Two days a week, he will continue his work at Loyens & Loeff. This way, Fokke Jan wants to promote the connection between education, research and daily practice:

“Studying notarial law is a valuable foundation for an important contribution to society. The VU Amsterdam offers that study at a high level. Located in the heart of the specialised Zuidas and only a stone's throw from various full-service offices, the VU Amsterdam lends itself perfectly to the exchange of knowledge on both traditional and the most current notarial issues. My goal is to reflect the diversity of practicing law in my teaching. I can’t wait to start at the VU Amsterdam and to combine this with my work in the high-quality Real Estate practice of Loyens & Loeff.”

About Fokke Jan Vonck

Fokke Jan is professor of Notarial Property Law at VU University Amsterdam for two days a week. He teaches and does research on real estate law. He is a board member of the Vereniging voor Bouwrecht (Association of Construction Law), editor-in-chief of the Groene Serie Zakelijke rechten (with commentaries on Dutch laws regarding rights in rem), member of the editorial board of the Tijdschrift voor Bouwrecht (Magazine of Construction Law) and permanent contributor to the Weekblad voor Privaatrecht, Notariaat en Registratie (Weekly of Private law, Notarial law and Registration). He also frequently teaches postgraduate students.

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