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prof. mr. dr. W.D. Kolkman

Professor of Legal Science and Family Property Law

Wilbert Kolkman was appointed full professor of private law and notarial law at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, in 2006. As of 2017, he holds the chair of Legal Science and Family Property Law. His research focuses mainly on the fields of family law, inheritance law and matrimonial property law. Wilbert is joint editor-in-chief of a number of periodicals and of a series on notarial law: Family Law, Estate Settlement, Real Property Law and Company Law. He is author in the Asser-series (Part 1: Family Law) and he is visiting professor of Family Law at the University of Western Ontario, Canada, and KU Leuven, Belgium.

Apart from his work at the University, he has a position as advisor at Elan Notarissen and he is a justice (‘raadsheer-plaatsvervanger’) at the Court of Appeal Arnhem-Leeuwarden.

Kolkman is member of the board of several foundations and associations (e.g. Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Groningen, Vereniging Familie- en Jeugdrecht) and he takes part in a number of research networks. Occasionally, he lectures lawyers, judges and civil-law notaries in the areas of law mentioned above.

Last modified:25 October 2018 3.36 p.m.

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Turftorenstraat 21
9712 BM Groningen
The Netherlands

Harmonie building

+31 50 36 36143 (+31 50 363 6143)
+31 50 36 35672 (Secretariat)