In his capacity of Of Counsel, Leo publishes mainly on the general part of administrative law.
As from 1 November 2015, Prof. Leo J.A. Damen, LLM, PhD, is appointed as Of Counsel at STIJL Advocaten. Until 1 November 2015, Leo Damen was honorary professor of administrative law at the University of Groningen, and now he is professor emeritus.
Leo Damen publishes mainly on the general part of administrative law. See, among others, the textbooks L.J.A. Damen et al., Administrative Law 1 and 2, The Hague: BJu 2013, his contributions to bundles, articles and his annotations in the AB and Ars Aequi. Leo studied law in Utrecht and Amsterdam and graduated in Groningen with prof. M. Scheltema, LLM, on ‘Unregulated and non-transparent governance’.
From 1974 to 1995, Leo was active in the fields of constitutional law, administrative law and environmental law at the University of Amsterdam. Furthermore, from 1991 to 1995, he was professor administrative law at the University of Groningen. From 1995 to 1998 he was a full-time justice at the Central Appeals Tribunal. From 1998 to 2006, he resumed his assignment as professor administrative law at the University of Groningen. From 2003 to 2006 Leo was also dean of the Law Faculty of this university. As from 2001 to date, Leo is a member of the Committee on legislation on general rules of administrative law (Scheltema Committee). As from 2013, he is senior lecturer of Administrative Law as part of the Major program of the new Vocational training programme for lawyers.