Jannetje is an expert in the broad field of administrative law, with a preference for advising, proactively assisting and representing government authorities. She is particularly specialised in telecommunications law and education law. Public housing, public order (e.g. the legal powers of mayors) and Article 1 of the First Protocol of the European Convention on Human Rights are also key elements in her practice.

Jannetje studied Civil Law and International Law at Leiden University.

Recent cases

  • ACM / telecommunication carriers; proceedings concerning the regulation of telecommunications markets, submitted in the market analysis decisions on unbundled access, television and ACM’s low quality WBT
  • Education Inspectorate / De Koers; when may an institute be considered a school within the meaning of the Compulsory Education Act?
  • Mayor of The Hague / Occupy The Hague; procedures concerning the Public Assemblies Act and the scope of the right to demonstrate by means of a tent camp

Additional Information

  • Committee member, Dutch Association for Education Law , 2012
  • VAR Administrative Law Association
  • Dutch Association for Education Law


  • "A force to be reckoned with." and "Sources who highlight her "experience and knowledge" praise her extensive experience in the courtroom.", Chambers Europe 2018
  • "She has never lost a court case for us. I am always impressed by the way she prepares the necessary legal documents. She's really fast in understanding complex technical matters.", Chambers Europe 2017
  • “She is ‘very well informed about the latest developments, and she is able quickly and very competently to get to the heart of the matter,’ say clients.”, Chambers Europe 2016
  • “Bootsma is praised for her ‘sharp legal eye’ and for being ‘on top of her game’.”, Legal 500 2016