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Thomas van Houwelingen

Thomas van Houwelingen


+31 (0)20 752 32 23
LinkedIn: Thomas van Houwelingen

Thomas specializes in employment-based immigration. His application work includes work and residence permits for highly skilled workers as well as sponsor registration applications. He advises both large international companies and small businesses.

He also deals with matters related to the right of residence of citizens of the EU, notably cases concerning family-based applications involving family members from outside the EU. He is also known for providing advice on complex international private law issues in cases of ancestry, nationality and naturalization.

He is an editorial board member of the Journal on Immigration Law.

Thomas studied both Law and French Language & Culture at Leiden University.


Immigration Law Working Group of NJCM - the Dutch section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)
EILN - European Immigration Lawyers Network
CCI France Pays-Bas - French Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands
WRV - Dutch professional organization for immigration attorneys
IBA - International Bar Association