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Ramon Ridder – Partner

Ramon is a specialist in administrative law, with a special focus on the Public Administration Probity Screening Act (Wet BIBOB). His work includes providing legal advice and conducting litigation on issues related to permit applications involving the Public Administration Probity Screening Act (Wet BIBOB) and other integrity issues. Ramon is considered one of the leading specialists in this field, both in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands.

Furthermore, Ramon provides advice and conducts litigation on matters involving planning and zoning law, environmental permissions, and hotel, catering and related permits. Moreover, Ramon has extensive experience in civil proceedings on claims resulting from government activities.

He acts mainly on behalf of entrepreneurs and government bodies. He takes a pragmatic approach to matters, in the sense that he always tries to find a solution with the government first when dealing with administrative disputes. However, if litigation is necessary, Ramon will do so with conviction.

Ramon graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 1996. During and after his studies, he served as a councillor and member of the complaints review committee in the district of Amsterdam-Noord, a period in which he developed his special interest in administrative decision-making. Before joining Labré, Ramon worked as a lawyer at Fort Advocaten and NautaDutilh.

Ramon is a member of the Administrative Law Association (VAR) and of the Vereniging van Bibob advocaten.

Ramon is a lecturer at the Bijzonder Strafrecht Academy (postgraduate programmes in criminal law), where he teaches courses on the Wet BIBOB (Public Administration Probity Screening Act).

He is also a boardmember of the foundation ‘Stichting Van Badhoevedorp voor Badhoevedorp’.

Mr. Ridder has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister): Bestuursrecht (Bestuursprocesrecht en Handhavingsrecht). Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.