Hans Pijl has Linguistics (MA) and Law (LLM) degrees from the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. He is an independent tax lawyer and was until recently of counsel to Deloitte in matters of international tax law.
Previously, he was a partner at Andersen and Deloitte. Mr Pijl is a part-time judge in the Hague Tax Court of Appeals and a regular lecturer on International Tax Law at IBFD and the universities of Lausanne, Leiden and Vienna.
Formerly he was the non-governmental expert in the United Nations sub-Group of Experts for the definition of the PE-Article.