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Phone +31 (0) 71 - 751.01.30

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Rapenburg 65, 2311 GJ Leiden

Phone +31 (0) 71 - 751.01.30

Fax

Management and Staff

During the 2017-2018 academic year, the Program’s Academic Directors are prof. dr. Kees van Raad (ad interim) and prof. dr. Frank Engelen (associate).  They are assisted by a program coordinator and by teaching assistants (TAs) who teach workshops and tutorials throughout the Fall semester and occasionally during the Spring semester.

Prof. dr. Kees van Raad

Kees van Raad is Professor of International Tax Law at the University of Leiden (The Netherlands), Chairman of the International Tax Center Leiden and Director of the Leiden Adv LLM Program in International Tax Law. After obtaining his law degree from Leiden, and a postgraduate degree from Georgetown University (Washington DC, USA) he worked for several years at International Department of the Netherlands Ministry of Finance. In 1986 he obtained at Leiden University a doctorate in law (dissertation: Nondiscrimination in International Tax Law [Kluwer, 1986]) and was appointed to the newly created chair in International Tax Law at that university. In addition to his teaching, researching, and supervising doctoral dissertations at Leiden University, he serves as a judge at a regional Netherlands tax court, specializing in international cases, and acts as a consultant to Loyens & Loeff, a leading Dutch (tax) law firm.

Prof. dr. Frank Engelen

Frank Engelen is professor of International and EU tax law at Leiden Law School and fellow of the International Tax Center Leiden. He is also a Tax Partner and Member of the Board of Management at PwC Netherlands and a substitute Judge at the Court of Appeals of The Hague. Frank graduated in tax law from the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 1996, where he received a doctorate in law (dissertation: Interpretation of tax treaties under international law) in 2004. In 2005, he was appointed as a Professor at Leiden University (inaugural lecture: On values and norms. The principle of good faith in the law of treaties and the law of tax treaties in particular). He has authored and co-authored several books and numerous articles on international and European taxation issues. He is a member of the Netherlands Association of Tax Advisors (Nederlandse Orde van Belastingadviseurs), the Association for Tax Research (Vereniging voor Belastingwetenschap), the International Fiscal Association and the European Association of Tax Law Professors. At PwC, Frank advises Dutch multinationals on corporate income tax, EU law and tax treaties. On several occasions, Frank has served as an expert witness in international tax matters.

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