Cathalijne van der Plas

Attorney-at-law, Partner
Cathalijne conducts an international practice that consists for the main part of international judgement enforcement, the execution of letters rogatory and civil asset tracing & recovery, with an accent to financial crime matters.

Because of her special expertise on private international law, Cathalijne van der Plas is frequently called in as ‘lawyer’s lawyer’ by fellow professionals in order to render opinions or give advice on complex issues concerning the international jurisdiction of courts, the applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of foreign decisions or arbitral awards. She has a unique knowledge of the intersections of private international law and public international law, with regard to among other things supermandatory rules and immunity from jurisdiction and from execution.

For two days a week she holds a position as full professor in private international law at the University of Leiden.

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