Ruben van Uden (1992) studied Law (LLB) and Civil law (LLM, cum laude) at Leiden Law School. After finishing his LLM degree in Leiden he studied Comparative and European Private Law at the University of Edinburgh (postgraduate LLM, with distinction).

During his studies Ruben gained practical experience at several Dutch law firms, amongst others Huijzer Advocaten (Papendrecht) and NautaDutilh (Amsterdam).

Since 1 September 2017 Ruben is connected to the Institute for Private Law, department of Civil Law, of Leiden Law School, as PhD Fellow. His research interests are primarily within the law of property.

In his spare time Ruben plays organ and piano.​