Van Hilten Advocaten & Mediators closes down as of November 1st

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

Willem de Vries will continue his current practice at the law firm ScheerSanders Advocaten in (2585 ED) The Hague at the Nassauplein 36 (see

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

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

van Hilten Advocaten & Mediators over ons
Zoë Vis

Zoë Vis


  • Lawyer


  • Master’s in Civil Law, University of Leiden (graduated in 2017)
  • Master’s in Child law, University of Leiden (graduated in 2016)
  • Pre-master’s in law, University of Leiden (graduated in 2015)
  • Bachelor’s in law, Hogeschool Leiden (graduated in 2014)
  • HAVO, Het Vlietland College (graduated in 2010)


  • February 2020 till now: lawyer at Van Hilten Advocaten & Mediators in Amsterdam
  • October 2019 till February 2020: paralegal at Van Hilten Advocaten & Mediators in the Hague
  • May 2018 till October 2019: legal assistant family law at the Court of Justice in the Hague
  • February 2017 till May 2018: legal assistant at the Court in The Hague, seat location Leiden
  • June 2016 till February 2017: legal assistant at Groenendijk & Kloppenburg Advocaten
  • June 2014 tot June 2016: legal secretary at Groenendijk & Kloppenburg Advocaten
  • September 2012 till February 2012: student-intern at Groenendijk & Kloppenburg Advocaten

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