Jan Baas is an experienced attorney and partner at BarentsKrans. Jan handles cases at the interface of private and public law. Areas of focus are personal data protection (privacy), administrative law, environmental law, spatial planning, (government) liability and commercial contracting.
Other professional activities
Board member at The Hague Youth Symphony Orchestra
Member of the Administrative Law Commission of The Hague Bar Association
Member of the Environmental Law Society
Member of the Privacy Law Society
Jan is a frequent lecturer on privacy and data protection. Jan teaches post-graduate courses on Privacy and Data Protection Law for the Dutch Institute for Legal training (IvJO) and for the Academy of the Association of Dutch Municipalities (VNG Academie).
Publications in Dutch legal journals (such as Privacy & Informatie, Jurisprudentie Bescherming Persoonsgegevens, Tijdschrift for Compliance) include articles on data breach notification, security obligations of data controllers and annotations on Court of Justice EU 1 October 2015, Weltimmo, C-230/14, Court of Justice EU 16 April 2015, Willems and others, C-446/12 t/m C-449/12 and Court of Justice EU 6 October 2016, Breyer, C-582/14.
VMA / Grotius, Spatial planning and environmental law (2008)
Grotius, Real estate (cum laude) (2004)
University of Groningen (1996)