Eef graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 1981 in Private Law Comprehensive. He worked as a lawyer in Utrecht until 1987 and has since worked as a lawyer in Maastricht.
Within the field, Eef van der Heijden specializes in traffic (criminal) law, insurance law and property rights, such as easement and neighbor law. He is also a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (LSA) and specializes in the field of personal injury. Eef is a member of the board of several foundations and an honorary member of the board of a music wind band.
- Dutch Law (Civil Law) at the University of Amsterdam
- LSA/Grotius Academy specialisation course on personal injury cases
- Registered with the Dutch bar association (NOvA) as a lawyer since 1982
- Dutch Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (LSA)
Eef van der Heijden has registered the Personal Injury as main area of law in the register of legal areas of the Netherlands Bar Association.
On the basis of this registration, Eef is obliged to obtain ten training points in each registered main area of law every year in accordance with the standards of the Dutch Bar Association (NOvA).