Justien was born and raised in Ghent, Belgium, and studied in Leiden. There she completed her Bachelor and Master in Criminal Law with honors. During her studies, she worked as a research assistant. Afterwards, Justien took a Master’s degree at the University of Amsterdam (international and transnational criminal law) and obtained her degree in Legal Studies at the University of Oxford. Equipped with all this acquired knowledge, she completed internships at Stichting Dutch and Detained and at law firm Nauta Dutilh before joining Summit Advocaten on 1 January 2024.
Justien is passionate and eager to achieve the maximum feasible result for every client. Her legal and factual analyses are razor-sharp. This enables her to quickly get to the heart of the matter in order to develop an appropriate strategy for the best possible defense. She works with commitment and dedication. At the same time, Justien is accessible and down-to-earth.
You can turn to Justien for assistance in both criminal and fraud cases. Justien speaks Dutch, English and French.