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Team

Amsterdam Law Hub

The Amsterdam Law Hub is led by a team specialised in legal and justice innovation, technology, entrepreneurship, communication and networking. In addition, we work closely with colleagues from the Faculty of Law, and co-workers and partners of the Hub.

The Team

Nathalie Dijkman - Director

"I dream of a Hub where students, researchers, tech developers, designers, lawfirms, civil servants, entrepreneurs and artists work together towards a just society and legal innovation."

Director - Nathalie Dijkman
Nathalie Dijkman
Gabriela Petralia - Communications Advisor

"I believe in the power of vocabulary, because words set you thinking and teach you to look at the world differently. By combining my stories with art, at the Law Hub I strive for new perspectives on a more legal system.”

Communications Advisor - Gabriela Petralia
Gabriela Petralia
Frances Singleton - Research & Innovation Manager

“Success is not dependent on an idea. It is dependent on how that idea fits within, and is supported by, an ecosystem. At the Law Hub it is my mission to ensure that the bridge between ideas and ecosystems thrives.”

Research & Innovation Manager - Frances Singleton
Frances Singleton
Susan Leclercq - Project Manager Legal Advice Centers

"There are many people in vulnerable situations in the Netherlands who do not receive legal help. It is my mission to improve access to justice, especially for women."

Project Manager Legal Advice Centers - Susan Leclercq
Susan Leclercq
Eva van der Wal - Student Assistent

"I believe that innovation and accessibility to justice requires different parties, with different expertise and insights from various perspectives, to connect with each other. At the Law Hub, I hope to facilitate this collaboration in the best possible way to contribute to the promotion of social justice and judicial innovation."

Student Assistent - Eva van der Wal
Eva van der Wal
Mercede van Voorthuizen - Researcher

"I go for the human aspect within our justice system."

Researcher - Mercede van Voorthuizen
Mercede van Voorthuizen

Partnership and mentor network

In addition to the permanent team, the Amsterdam Law Hub has developed a network of partners and mentors, both internally at the University and in the general public.