Mr.dr. E.M. (Evelien) Bruggeman

Mr.dr. E.M. (Evelien) Bruggeman

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Biography

Evelien Bruggeman is professor of Construction Law at Delft University of Technology and is also the Director of the Dutch Institute of Construction Law (Instituut voor Bouwrecht) in The Hague. At the moment she is conducting research into the influence of new construction methods on (construction) contract law. One of the aspects of this project is research into the legal aspects of the use of Building Information Models (BIM) in the Netherlands. Her research focuses on both the contractual aspects, as well as the implications for public procurement. Her Dutch handbook on the legal aspects of working with BIM has been published in October 2020.

Evelien studied civil law at Leiden University. Subsequently, she worked as a junior research fellow for the Institute of Construction Law and defended her Phd Thesis on consumer construction law at the Technical University of Delft in 2010 (‘De koop-/aannemingsovereenkomst in breed perspectief’). From 2008, she worked for eight years as a law clerk at the civil law department of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands. In September 2016, she returned to the Institute for Construction Law as a senior research fellow. She specialises in private construction law, construction contracts, consumer construction law, the legal aspects of quality assurance in construction and the legal aspects of new technologies, BIM and data.

Expertise

Private law, construction contracts, consumer construction law, the legal aspects of safety of buildings and quality assurance in construction (Wet Kwaliteitsborging voor het Bouwen) and the legal aspects of new technologies, BIM and data.

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