Tess joined Maverick Advocaten as a junior associate on March 1, 2021. She completed her bachelor's degree in law cum laude at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Following her bachelor's degree, she completed the Master's in Corporate Law at the same university.
During her bachelor's, Tess studied at the University of Bologna in Italy, where she took various European and international law courses. Besides her studies, she was a staff member and board member of a legal advice center in Amsterdam. She did an internship in the Competition practice group at NautaDutilh and Clifford Chance and was a working student in the Regulatory Enforcement practice group at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. She has also done an internship in the M&A section at Baker & McKenzie, the Finance section at Freshfields Brückhaus Deringer and in the civil law department of the Amsterdam District Court. In addition, Tess is co-author of the competition law newsletter of the Dutch magazine Tijdschrift Mededingingsrecht in de Praktijk. As of September 2021, she will be pursuing the master's degree in European Competition Law & Regulation at the University of Amsterdam.