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Esther Theyskens

Employee
Esther began her career in 2015 at the Brussels Bar, where she mainly focused on public law. Her passion for criminal law and human rights led her to join Van Steenbrugge Advocaten in May 2019.

Esther Theyskens

criminal law

Esther obtained her master’s in law at Ghent University in 2014, after which she specialised in international criminal law and human rights for her Master of Laws (LL.M.) at New York University in 2015. She gained extensive international experience in this field, including an internship at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Tanzania and the International Center for Transitional Justice in New York.

Degrees and qualifications

LL.M. in international criminal law and human rights, New York University, 2015
Master’s in law, Ghent University, 2014
Exchange programme at Stellenbosch University (South Africa), 2012-2013

Internships

Allen & Overy in Brussel

Experience

Registered at the Brussels Bar from 2015 to 2018
Registered at the New York Bar since 2016
Registered at the Ghent Bar since 2019
Internship at the International Center for Transitional Justice (International Criminal Law department), New York, 2015
Internship at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Tanzania, 2013
Internship at the NGO PASSOP (refugee organisation), South Africa, 2013

Specialisations

Human rights
Legal advice for perpetrators and victims of crime
General and specialised criminal law
Sports law

Languages

Dutch, French, English

Contact

0032 (0)9 269 10 69
esther.theyskens@vsadvocaten.be
personal assistant: Aurélie Depré, aurelie.depre@vsadvocaten.be – 0032 (0)9 269 10 63