Centre for the Study of European Contract Law

Ms J.M.L. (Anna) van Duin LLM

  • Faculty of Law
    Dep. Private Law A
  • Visiting address
    REC A
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Room number: A1.03
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  1030
    1000 BA  Amsterdam
  • J.M.L.vanDuin@uva.nl
    T: 0205258385
    T: 0205253519

Anna van Duin (1985) joined the Center for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL) as a PhD candidate in September 2015.


After graduating from Leiden University (LL.M in Civil Law, cum laude) and the University of Oxford (Magister Juris), Anna has worked as a research and teaching assistant at Leiden University's Europa Institute. From 2009 to 2015 she worked as an attorney-at-law for Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn, specializing in Dutch civil (procedural) law, (private) international law and fundamental rights. She was one of the co-editors of the 24th edition of Hugenholtz/Heemskerk (2015), a leading handbook on Dutch civil procedure. Anna has a special interest in private law remedies, European civil procedure and access to justice, topics she has regularly been invited to speak about. 


At CSECL, Anna participates in Prof. Dr. C. Mak's Vidi-project 'Judges in Utopia. Judicial law-making in European private law'. In her PhD project, Anna investigates the functions of Article 47 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights - the right to an effective judicial remedy - in European private law adjudication, more particularly cases concerning remedies under the Unfair Contract Terms Directive (93/13/EEC). She focuses on the process of linking national remedies to (breaches of) EU rights, and the use of Article 47 as an instrument for national judges to balance interests and reach a decision in private legal disputes. She will specifically look at enforcement on the national level before the national civil courts of selected Member States: the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom (England & Wales). 


  • van Duin, A. (2017). Metamorphosis? The Role of Article 47 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in Cases Concerning National Remedies and Procedures under Directive 93/13. EuCML, 6(5), 190-198. DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.3034205  [details] 


  • van Duin, J. M. L., Novakovski, T., & Vreede, C. B. (2012). Wanneer is fout ook goed fout? Beroepsaansprakelijkheid van advocaten onder de loep. Maandblad voor Vermogensrecht, (9), 245-254.


  • van Duin, J. M. L. (2011). Access to justice in Curacao: a practical perspective. In V. Heutger, & B. D. Van der Velden (Eds.), Finding the law: micro states and small jurisdictions: freedoms and challenges of working in a small jurisdiction (pp. 121-125). The Hague: Eleven international publishing.



  • van Duin, J. M. L. (Author). (2017). The ‘proceduralization’ of Directive 93/13 and its limits. Web publication/site, Recent developments in European Consumer Law.Retrieved from http://recent-ecl.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/the-proceduralization-of-directive-9313.html 
  • van Duin, J. M. L., (2017). Case note: HvJ EU (gevoegde zaken C-154/15, C-307/15 en C-308/17 (Gutiérrez Naranjo)), No. 78, No. ECLI:EU:C:2016:980, Dec 21, 2016. (European Human Rights Cases; Vol. 2017, No. 5).



  • van Duin, J. M. L., & Lawant, R. S. I. (2015). Wetsvoorstel Afwikkeling massaschade in een collectieve actie: ontbrekende schakel of brug te ver? Tijdschrift voor Civiele Rechtspleging, (1), 7-15.
  • Heemskerk, W., van Duin, J. M. L., Lawant, R. S. I., & Blomsma, I. C. (Eds.) (2015). W. Hugenholtz/W.H. Heemskerk, Hoofdlijnen van Nederlands burgerlijk procesrecht (24e druk). Dordrecht: Convoy Uitgevers.


  • van Duin, A. (2017). Best Publications by Young Researchers, Third Prize, University of Amsterdam Law Faculty.


  • Burgers, L. (organiser), van Duin, J. M. L. (organiser) & Mak, C. (organiser) (28-9-2017 - 29-9-2017). Vidi Workshop - Judges in Utopia, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Theory and practice suggest that the authority of rulemaking in the European Union is shifting from the legislature to the judiciary. The courts are (…) (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • van Duin, A. (participant) (20-6-2017). Towards Effective Justice in Consumer Protection, Warsaw, Poland (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Mak, C. (organiser) & van Duin, J. M. L. (organiser) (20-4-2017). Actiones workshop 'EU-grondrechten en effectieve remedies in het Nederlandse privaatrecht', Amsterdam. Training workshop voor rechters (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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