Melanie Kosterink (1988) graduated from Tilburg University in 2014. During her studies, Melanie gained considerable experience working at, inter alia, the Province of South Holland, the Dutch Bar Association and several law firms, amongst which a niche firm specialized in construction law. In April 2014, during the last phase of her studies, Melanie joined Staal Advocaten. She added to her experience and knowledge in the field of construction law and ancillary legal fields in the position of legal assistant. In 2016, Melanie followed the Civil Construction Law in-depth course of the Dutch Institute for Building Law. Melanie was sworn in as a lawyer on 3 February 2017.