Harrie graduated in both Civil Law and Tax Law at the University of Amsterdam and obtained a Ph.D. in Tax Law (cum laude) at the same law school (subject civil law and tax law aspects of donations). Harrie is a very experienced practicioner in (international) tax related matters , take-overs, mergers and estate planning. Currently, he is also active as a boardroom counselor and supervisory director for a number of companies (especially in IT-companies). From 1987-2011 he combined his law practice as a tax attorney and “advocaat” (member of the Dutch Bar Association) with a professorate in Tax law at Utrecht University. He publishes regularly in law journals and is (co)author of many books. Prof. van Mens also chairs the board of several NGO’s.

Languages: Dutch – English – German – French