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Sofie van der Meulen

Sofie is a graduate of Leiden University with a degree in administrative and constitutional law. She also studied public management.

In the past decade Sofie has gained broad experience in administrative law, both in business and in her consultancy work for several public administrations. Her activities comprised advice and litigation in the fields of economic administrative law, social security law, environmental law enforcement, access to government information, governmental liability and public order issues. She lectures on administrative law and is a specialist in European public procurement law and administrative procedural law.

Sofie is involved in the food sector through among other things the organization of the Food Law Academy and is co-author of the EU food law roadmap (Landkaart Levensmiddelenrecht) and specializes in legal and regulatory aspects of medical technology.

She is a member of the Dutch Association for Food Law (NVLR) and the Dutch Association for Administrative Law (VAR).

Sofie enjoys watersports and photography and drives a Smart Roadster.

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A guide to the Dutch sustainable certification jungle in food

In the beginning of the new calendar year, people tend to stick to new year’s resolutions, such as eating healthier. In supermarkets and other stores choosing healthy/ sustainable products is made easy…

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Dynamic IP addresses may constitute ‘personal data’

Recently the European Court of Justice (‘CJEU’) clarified the definition of personal data under the Data protection Directive. In the Breyer case[1] the CJEU ruled on whether or not a dynamic IP…

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ENISA updates its Good Practice Guide

The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (‘ENISA’) published an updated version of its National Cyber Security Strategy Good Practice Guide (‘the Guide’) on 14 November 2016, which includes a…

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