Claire Lombert is partner and an attorney-at-law who specialises in procurement law, state aid law and contract law.
In the area of procurement law, Claire provides advisory services to both contracting authorities and tenderers, and represents them in legal proceedings. Claire is experienced at assisting clients in public and private procurement projects, including drafting and reviewing procurement documents, general terms and conditions and contracts. She also helps businesses in submitting tenders.
Claire is highly experienced in advising on and assisting clients in quasi-inhouse projects and public-public partnerships. Furthermore, she has specific knowledge of and experience with healthcare procurement by municipalities (Social Support Act (Wmo) and Youth Act (Jeugdwet)). In addition, Claire advises both public authorities and companies on state aid matters. Claire is particularly seasoned at dealing with issues involving procurement, state aid and contract law within the healthcare, (renewable) energy and ICT sectors.
Claire co-authored the handbook Aanbestedingsrecht voor Overheden (Procurement Law for Public Authorities), Tekst & Commentaar Aanbestedingsrecht (Kluwer) and Sdu Commentaar Aanbestedingswet. She serves as an editor for the VIND Inkoop en Aanbesteding knowledge database and the journal Tender Nieuwsbrief (the Tender Newsletter) regarding public procurement law. Claire is lecturer at the Grotius Academy (specialist course on European and Dutch public procurement law), guest lecturer at the University of Amsterdam and she lectures the Sdu procurement course. Claire publishes in professional journals in the fields of procurement and European law and she regularly gives presentations and teaches courses to public authorities and companies.
Before she joined Clairfort Advocaten in January 2021, Claire was an attorney-at-law at Loyens & Loeff in Amsterdam.
Claire completed the Grotius specialisation course on national and international contract law in 2018 (with honours) and is a member of various professional associations such as the Dutch Association for Procurement Law.