The partners of Van Hilten Advocaten & Mediators at Amsterdam and The Hague have by mutual agreement decided to end their collaboration.
Emma Kostense will continue her current practice at the law firm SmeetsGijbels in (1071 KP) Amsterdam at the Jacob Obrechtstraat 70 (see www.smeetsgijbels.com).
Willem de Vries will continue his current practice at the law firm ScheerSanders Advocaten in (2585 ED) The Hague at the Nassauplein 36 (see www.scheersanders.nl).
Margreet Ruijgrok, Monique Beijersbergen, Coen van den End, Sabrina De Jong en Zoë Vis will launch a new law firm named Silk Advocaten en Mediators. Silk Advocaten en Mediators will be located at the current address in (1075 HJ) Amsterdam at De Lairessestraat 129 and in (2596 AL) The Hague at the Zuid Hollandlaan 7 (Spaces) (see www.silkadvocaten.nl).
Edith van Ruitenbeek will discontinue her law practice and will focus on other professional activities.
Raya Oranje-Jorna will launch a law firm in (2514 AB) The Hague at the Koninginnegracht 19, named Raya Jorna Advocaat en Mediator (see www.rayajorna.nl).
Having had her own firm in Amsterdam for many years, Margreet Ruijgrok joined Van Hilten Advocaten & Mediators per 1 January 2017. She is both a lawyer-partner and managing partner at the firm's Amsterdam branch.
Margreet has nearly thirty years' experience as a lawyer and extensive experience as a mediator. She specialises in inheritance law and family law and has been a member of the association for Family Law Lawyers and Divorce Mediators (vereniging Familierecht Advocaten Scheidingsmediators, vFAS) since 1996. She completed the specialisation in inheritance law at the Law Practice Academy (Academie voor de Rechtspraktijk). Margreet is a skilled and driven professional, who will do her utmost best for her clients.
Since 2011, Margreet has been a Member of the College of Delegates of the Amsterdam Bar Association. Margreet is married and has two children.