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Marijke Overmars

Marijke Overmars


  • Lawyer (sworn in 1989)


  • Refresher Programme for Lawyers at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Postgraduate education in Private, Public, Criminal and European Law Affairs (2011 to 2012)
  • Jazz and Light Music, DJAM, Amsterdam (instrument: alto saxophone, jazz theory and practical training) (2008 to 2011)
  • Various jazz courses and musical projects for the entrance exam preparation for DJAM (2004 up until 2007)
  • Professional education as a lawyer (1989 to 1990)
  • Masters in Comparative Jurisprudence, New York, USA, Fulbright student and a grant for International Private Law (1987 to 1988)
  • Studied Law at the University of Groningen (1982 to 1987)
  • High School in Santa Barbara, California (1981 to 1982)
  • VWO (Pre-university education) at Kruisheren College, Uden (final exam in 1981)


  • June 2017 onwards: Lawyer at Van Hilten Advocaten & Mediators
  • 2013 to May 2017: Lawyer at De Boorder Schoots Familierechtadvocaten (Family Lawyers) in Amsterdam
  • 2012 to 2013: Lawyer at Van Beekhof Bouma Weenink in Amsterdam
  • 2000 to 2003: Human Research Manager at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Amsterdam
  • 1989 to 1999: Lawyer at Loeff Claeys Verbeke in New York / Amsterdam
  • 1988 to 1989: Trainee Lawyer at Morrison & Foerster in New York

Secondary activities:

  • Board member of Het Haarlemsche Muziekfonds (music fund)
  • Membership of the Haarlemse Rowing and Sailing Association (competition team)
  • Membership of HLTC Merlenhove (tennis competition)

Jazz music, sports (rowing, tennis, skiing), art and literature