Jan Willem de Groot is a (nonpractising) lawyer in the Netherlands, who used to be recognized as a leading practitioner of contract law. Jan Willem is now retired as a practising lawyer.
Jan Willem has practised for 35 years, and has gained extensive experience of commercial disputes, particularly with an international dimension. As a lawyer in the Netherlands, his practice used to focus on Dutch - and international commercial contracting and liability issues, including giving strategic advice and conducting litigation (before the Dutch courts as well as in arbitration).
Every now and then he writes on legal subjects he finds interesting, such as Dutch contract law. As a blogger on this website he aims to use his specific legal knowledge and benefit from the lack of commercial pressures.