Janet Meesters

Janet Meesters

Advocaat | Counsel




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Janet is an experienced lawyer, specialising in procurement law and private construction law. She advises both tenderers and contracting entities on matters relating to the former area of expertise, and litigates for both parties. Janet also assists contracting entities in the pre-procurement stage and during ongoing procurement procedures. In addition, she represents clients in complex construction law disputes involving different types of contracts (including DB and DBFM).


Janet is a member of the Dutch Association for Procurement Law and the Dutch Construction Lawyers Association. She regularly publishes on matters relating to procurement law, speaks at conferences on these subjects, and gives lectures to lawyers and counsel at universities. Janet is also a regular annotator for the procurement case law journal Jurisprudentie Aanbestedingsrecht.

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    Counsel Janet Meesters is ‘a good listener who easily translates incomprehensible jargon’
    Legal 500, Construction (2018 Edition)

Qualifications & Experience

  • Grotius Academy specialist course on EU and Dutch Procurement Law (cum laude)
  • International Law, and Constitutional and Administrative Law (Utrecht University))