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Jan Herfkens

Jan Herfkens is an associate in the Amsterdam real estate practice of Greenberg Traurig. Jan focuses his practice on real estate, administrative law, and environmental law. Jan holds a LL.M. from Leiden University. Besides his bachelor of Law, Jan studied Middle-Eastern Studies: Arabic, and he worked as a student-assistant for international labor law. Before joining Greenberg Traurig in October 2019, Jan was a trainee of political affairs at the Dutch Embassy in Beirut (Lebanon), and he was a lecturer on “Techniques and Methods of Jurisprudence” at Leiden University. Jan is admitted to the Amsterdam Bar.



  • Political Affairs Trainee, Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Lebanon, 2018-2019
  • Lecturer, “Techniques and Methods of Jurisprudence,” Leiden University, 2019


  • LL.M., Encyclopedia and Philosophy of Law, Leiden University, 2018
  • LL.B., Law, Leiden University, 2017
  • B.A., Middle-Eastern Studies: Arabic, Leiden University, 2017
  • B.A., Arabic bachelor program, Netherlands Flemish Institute Cairo, 2015
  • The Netherlands
  • Dutch, Native
  • English, Fluent
  • Arabic, Fluent
  • German, Conversational