dr. L.H.M. (Louis) Zonnenberg


Louis Zonnenberg studied Dutch law at Radboud University Nijmegen. He has been practising as a lawyer since 1980 and has been a partner at BANNING since 1988. Through his many years of experience he has become a specialist in the law of persons and family law, and works as a lawyer and divorce mediator. Thanks to his wide-ranging expertise he is also a much sought-after lecturer and author.

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  • lecturer at various postgraduate specialist courses, at BANNING Opleidingen and at Utrecht University;
  • former chairman of the Association of Family Lawyers and Divorce Mediators (vFAS) and former chairman of this association’s Legal Working Group.
  • deputy justice at the Courts of Appeal of The Hague and Amsterdam;
  • author of the Dutch publication ‘Scheidingsbemiddeling’ in the series of monographs on divorce law and author of the ‘Het verrekenbeding’ manual;
  • editorial member of EB, a magazine for divorce law and of theRechtspraak Familierecht (RFR) magazine;
    • Certified member of the Netherlands Mediation Institute (NMI).
    • arbitrator of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (N.A.I.)
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