Merel is a partner in the business unit Corporate Law. She specialises in Corporate & Commercial Litigation and has extensive experience in the field of liability issues and contracts. She has a special interest in franchising (disputes).
Merel advises businesses in designing contracts, in order to prevent disputes in the future. When a dispute arises despite this, she will attempt to reach an agreement through a dialogue between the affected parties. At times, however, it will be necessary to take a matter to court. In this case, Merel will protect the interests of her clients, she is fully committed and has extensive experience in legal proceedings.
Merel is a professor at the Academy of Laws and the Professional Training for lawyers. She is a member of the supervisory board of Museum Eindhoven, of the Rotary Club in Eindhoven-South, and of the business club of soccer team PSV.
2016 - now, Holla Advocaten
Partner | Lawyer
2014 - 2016, Fender Advocaten
2010 - 2014, Deterink Advocaten en Notarissen (now Taylor Wessing)
2003 - 2010, Holland Van Gijzen Advocaten en Notarissen
2008, Grotius Academy
Specialty Course Business and Liability
1998 - 2003, Tilburg University
Rotary Eindhoven Zuid
Eindhoven Museum Foundation
Member Supervisory Board
Academie voor de Rechtspraktijk and Beroepsopleiding voor Advocaten