Jan Willem de Groot is a (non-practising) Dutch lawyer. Jan Willem is recognized as an expert in Dutch law. He used to be an authoritative and leading practitioner of contract law. Jan Willem is now retired as a practising lawyer, after having practised Dutch contract law and having rendered legal services in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, for 35 years.
His practice as a lawyer in the Netherlands particularly focused on Dutch - and international commercial contracting and liability issues, including giving strategic advice and conducting litigation (before practically all the Dutch courts) and arbitration. During these years he has gained extensive experience in handling commercial disputes, particularly with an international dimension.
Jan Willem also acted as arbitrator and mediator.
Occasionally Jan Willem publicizes on Dutch contract law. As a blogger, he aims to use his specific legal knowledge and to benefit from the lack of commercial pressures.