Iris Brinkhof

Attorney at law

Iris (1977) graduated from Utrecht University in December 2003, majoring in Private Law and Criminal Law. After graduating, she worked for Rischen & Nijhuis in Rotterdam. There she worked within the procedural law and employment law practice. In 2008 Iris moved to Ploum. Iris completed the Post-Graduate Programme in Energy Law at the VU University Amsterdam in 2011.

Iris is an attorney at law. In her advice and litigation practice, she mainly deals with cases related to the energy and water sector.


  • Dutch energy law association (Nederlandse vereniging van Energierecht,  NeVER)

The Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister)

Iris Brinkhof has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • General practice (algemene praktijk), sub legal practice area civil law (burgerlijk recht); and
  • Contract law (verbintenissenrecht).

Based on this registration, Iris Brinkhof is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.