About us

Mr. Jan Peter Spijk MA is a former Director of Personnel Policy of the Netherlands’ MOD and of NATO’s Allied Command Operations (SHAPE, Mons, Belgium). He also served as the former Judge Advocate General (TJAG) of the Netherlands’ Armed Forces, in the rank of Brigadier General. He is able to provide legal and policy advice in a wide range of issues, in particular in a governmental context. zeer ruime juridische, beleidsmatige en adviserende ervaring, in het bijzonder in een overheidscontext. Van 2010 – 2013 was hij militair lid van de Militaire Kamer van het Gerechtshof Arnhem / Leeuwarden. Momenteel is hij voorzitter van diverse adviescommissies ten behoeve van de ministeries van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties, Defensie en Financiën. Hij is Extern Raadadviseur van het ministerie van Defensie.

As former and Honorary President of the globally operating International Society for Military Law and the Law of War (2012 – 2018), Mr. Spijk possesses a very broad experience in organizing and chairing national and international legal events. Currently he is a Member of the Council of the International Institute for Humanitarian Law in San Remo (It.)

Mr. Spijk read Constitutional and Administrative Law at Leyden University (1990, Cum Laude), was honoured with the Leyden University Law Faculty Graduation Award 1990 and read International Relations at King’s College, London (MA. 2007, With Merit).

Lex Integra can provide secretarial support for hearings and advisory and complaint-committees.

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