Manager Business Development & Marketing
at Allen & Overy LLP
October 2013 - September 2019
In my role as the Manager of the Business Development & Marketing (BD&M) team, my responsibilities included managing the BD&M team (10 FTE), delivering partners and fee earners proactive advice and ensuring excellent execution in the (inter)national commercial strategy of the firm. I ensured that the team provides consistent advice and its execution involves a broad array of business development and client relationship management objectives to meet the business' needs and strategy. I was actively involved in client-facing dialogues on the firm’s commercial performance. I was generating and seeking out potential new opportunities and identify challenges, which could be solved using advanced pricing, (legal) project management, alternative resourcing, legal technology and to implement those solutions with our clients. please refer to CV for full text
at Simmons & Simmons LLP
April 2011 - October 2013
In my role as a marketing executive, my responsibilities included delivering innovative and value-added marketing and business development support to fee earners in all sectors and practice areas. I ensured that all key marketing and communication objectives of the firm were achieved by developing business plans and tailoring marketing approaches for managing our senior stakeholders and clients. I was actively involved in maintaining existing business relationships and creating new opportunities for establishing contacts with target clients. I achieved this by developing a positive, friendly and strong consultation approach to the marketing and business development objectives of the firm and as an integral team member.
Business Development Executive (secondment)
at Simmons & Simmons LLP
August 2012 - November 2012
I supported the Asset Management & Investment Funds and Financial Institutions business areas.
Lawyer (advocaat) Litigation & Dispute Resolution / M&A Corporate
at Clifford Chance LLP
August 2007 - November 2010
In my role as a lawyer, I dealt with various aspects of transactions such as reviewing, preparing and negotiating documents, including due diligence reports during mergers, (public) acquisitions and private equity investments. I represented several clients and prepared litigation documents for (inter)national courts of various instances in the field of corporate and commercial litigation, international arbitration and intellectual property proceedings. My experience included: Advising in relation to the legal demerger of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Advising ING Bank N.V. in relation to the Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., et al., Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Proceedings Representing Vodafone in various litigation proceedings in the Netherlands Coordinating paralegals and trainees during an international regulatory investigation, representing ING Bank N.V.
2011 - 2012 (1 year) Provincie Noord-Holland
at Bar Association, Amsterdam
2007 - 2010 (3 years) Provincie Noord-Holland
Master of Laws
at University of Groningen
2001 - 2007 (6 years) Provincie Groningen