Liemertje Sieders is an Associate at Chiomenti International LLP, where she works in the White Collar Crimes & Business Integrity Unit, specializing in international and national financial crime cases. Her areas of expertise also include human rights and gender issues, international humanitarian law, and international criminal law.
Liemertje holds an LL.M. in Public International Law from Leiden University (Netherlands) and an LL.B. degree from the Nelson Mandela University (South Africa). Her LL.M. thesis, entitled “Bringing Neutral Back into Gender Neutrality: The Impact of Gendered Assumptions on the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law”, was a recipient of the 2016 Leiden Law Faculty Thesis Prize.
As a case-law reporter for Oxford University Press, she has published widely on the jurisprudence of the international criminal tribunals, including the International Criminal Court and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.
Previously, Liemertje worked as a legal consultant for Just Rights law firm, focusing on cases before the European Court of Human Rights, and gained international experience working with the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Nils Muiznieks, with a specific focus on migration issues and sexual health and reproductive rights.