Aart van Velten was a civil law notary from 1979 until 2003. At
present, he is an adviser to the firm. He regularly holds
lectures in the Netherlands and abroad on topical legal subjects.
He advised the Ministry of Justice on new legislation regarding
apartment right and cable networks.
Aart is the author of various reference books dealing with real
estate. He is emeritus professor of real estate law at the
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, lecturer at the Construction Law
Society, board member of the Society of Civil Law, member of the
supervisory board of the Foundation for the advancement of notarial
studies and member of the editorial staff of het Tijdschrift voor