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Tjitske L. Cieremans


Tjitske Cieremans specialises mainly in professional and directors’ liability, contractual claims and personal injuries involving product liability, accidents or occupational accidents and diseases. She assists insurers and companies in handling complex claims, dealing with policy disputes and recourse cases and conducting proceedings before the ordinary courts, disciplinary tribunals, arbitration institutes and mediators. Tjitske also specialises in market supervision and regulation and the organisation of the insurance and intermediary industry. She often advises foreign insurers and brokers on this subject.

Tjitske studied Arabic language and literature and Dutch law at the University of Leiden and has worked as a lawyer since 1991. She started her career at NautaDutilh, where she became partner in 2001. She was a member of NautaDutilh’s Executive Board from 2004 to 2007.

Tjitske is a member of the Society of Personal Injury Lawyers (Vereniging voor letselschade advocaten) and the Pan-European Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL). She is also a member of several insurance and legal associations.

Outside her work, Tjitske holds positions with various organisations, including the supervisory board of a children’s charitable foundation involved in the sale of special postage stamps, the board of a foundation to promote charitable works in Rotterdam and the board of Arboretum Trompenburg. She has also chaired the corporate pension fund of NautaDutilh since 2004. She was previously on the supervisory board of the Rotterdam Bar Association and the Rotterdam Economic Development Board.