Meet our team
Marieke van Gelder
Marieke tackles every case with an open mind and a sense of purpose. She effortlessly puts herself in the shoes of her clients, many of whom are fellow entrepreneurs.
Casper de Bont
Casper has a pragmatic view of things and an eye for detail. This enables him to effectively represent the interests of clients.
Britt has extensive experience in the corporate law advice and litigation practice. She assists companies and organizations as well as directors and shareholders in the field of corporate law.
Lisanne is a lawyer at Van Gelder Advocaten and supports the corporate law and privacy law teams.
Dennis van Leeuwen
Dennis works for Van Gelder Advocaten as a corporate law lawyer. He is a real team player, both in his spare time and on the work floor.
Melanie is a specialist and team leader in privacy and employment law at Van Gelder Advocaten. She is also team leader of the privacy law team. This combination of having her own feet in the clay, on the one hand, and on the other being allowed to supervise colleagues and develop new ideas, suits her perfectly.
Marthe completed the Master's in Business Law at Tilburg University in 2018. In that year privacy law started to become a "hot topic" due to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (AVG).
Jorn van der Wal
Jorn is a go-getter: from an early age his goal was to become a lawyer as soon as possible. Jorn is seen as a real team player in his environment. He is always ready when someone asks for help.
Fenna knew at a young age that she wanted to study law and started doing so at Tilburg University in 2018. Fenna is an employment law lawyer with Van Gelder Advocaten.
After his studies Jurriën worked for a large legal expenses insurer for almost 6 years. During that time Jurriën gained experience in all aspects of employment law. This way he knows exactly what is going on on both sides.
Anouk van den Brand
Almost simultaneously with the start of her law studies at Tilburg University, Anouk started working as a legal secretary at Van Gelder Advocaten. Anouk is now a rental law specialist.
Danielle van der Pol
Danielle has over 25 years of experience as a legal secretary in the legal profession. With her experience and great love for the profession she is a valuable support to our lawyers and legal staff.
Rianka started working as a legal secretary at a law firm in 2002. She gained a lot of experience in various (work) areas and learned the tricks of the trade.
Betty started her career as an administrative assistant and trained - via various courses at Instituut Schoevers - as an executive secretary. In 2011 she joined the Van Gelder Advocaten team as secretary.
Cooperation with interim lawyer Jan-Willem Hoentjen
Jan-Willem graduated from Nijmegen Catholic University in 2001 (cum laude) and has been a lawyer since 2003. Jan-Willem works as an interim lawyer for Van Gelder Advocaten based on a contract of engagement. Because Jan-Willem also has his own office in Eindhoven, he is subject to the supervision of the Dean of the Bar Association in the Oost-Brabant district.
Our lawyers have their registration of main (and sub) areas of law in the register of legal areas of the Dutch Bar Association. Based on this registration, they are required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Dutch Bar Association.
Marieke van Gelder is registered in the field of Business Law;
Casper de Bont is registered in the field of Business Law;
Melanie Hermes is registered in the areas of privacy and employment law;
Britt Tillemans is registered in the field of Business Law.
If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact our office. We will be happy to make time for you.