Prof. Liesbeth Zegveld (1970) studied law in Utrecht.
In 2000 she obtained a doctorate with distinction and
was awarded various prizes for her thesis. She was sworn
in as an attorney in Amsterdam in 2000 and became a
partner at at Böhler Franken Koppe Wijngaarden
in 2005. Prof. Zegveld is a member of the
international law & human rights department.
In addition she has had many articles published on subjects
relating to international (humanitarian) law. She also
works for the University of Amsterdam as a guest teacher,
and is a member of the International
Law Association's Committee for Compensation for War
Victims. In september 2006 she was appointed professor
of International Humanitarian Law, in particular the
Rights of Women and Children at Leiden