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Ben Schuijling appointed Professor of Private Law

Date of news: 4 December 2018

Ben Schuijling has been appointed Professor of Private Law, specialising in Business & Law, at the Faculty of Law of Radboud University, with effect from 1 November 2018.

As director of the Business & Law Research Centre, he is responsible for its day-to-day operations and for the realisation of its mission. Schuijling’s research is focused primarily on Secured Transactions and Insolvency Law. He is also responsible for the dual Master's programme of the Business & Law Research Centre.

Ben Schuijling

Schuijling, BenSchuijling studied Dutch law at Tilburg University and completed his Research Master’s degree in Business & Law at Radboud University in 2008. He then joined Radboud University as a PhD student and lecturer in Private Law. From 2008 to 2015 he also worked at Clifford Chance LLP in Amsterdam as a legal advisor for banking and finance.

At the end of 2015, Schuijling was appointed as director of the Business & Law Research Centre and associate professor at Radboud University. At the beginning of 2016 he earned his PhD at Radboud University with the thesis Levering en verpanding van toekomstige goederen [Delivery and pledging of prospective goods]. Schuijling also worked as a guest researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg (2011), at the Commercial Law Centre at Oxford University (2017) and at UNIDROIT in Rome (2018).

He has been editor of the law journal Jurisprudentie Onderneming & Recht (JOR) since 2011. In addition, at Grotius Academie he teaches the specialisation courses 'Financing & Securities and Insolvency Law', along with other postgraduate courses. In 2017, Schuijling, together with Prof. Bas Kortmann, acquired a grant from Ammodo for a research project in insolvency law. The project has funding for four PhD candidates.