Kitty Lieverse
Partner - Attorney at law

Kitty Lieverse

Kitty Lieverse, attorney at law, is the chair of the Banking & Finance practice group. She specializes in supervision of the financial markets and is professor financial supervision laws at the Radboud University of Nijmegen.

About Kitty Lieverse

Kitty Lieverse is a member of the Banking & Finance practice group (Amsterdam). She specialises in the law and regulations regarding supervision of financial markets. She has been seconded at Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker in Los Angeles, Washington DC and New York (1994). Kitty Lieverse is a member of the firm`s Opinion Committee, senior lecturer of the Grotius specialization course in securities law, and an editorial board member of ‘Toezicht Financiële Markten’, ‘Ondernemingsrecht/FinancieelRecht’ and ‘JOR’. Kitty is a professor financial supervision laws at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. She is also deputy judge at the Court of Appeal in The Hague. She frequently lectures and writes about the law and regulations regarding financial markets supervision.

What others say about Kitty

Legal 500: "Kitty Lieverse is a top expert on financial supervision law and consumer protection laws and regulations. She is high quality, pleasant to work with and very easy to approach for all kinds of matters. Very good in communication and explaining various expects of a case at hand. Kitty Lieverse is very approachable, understands our business well and is very service-oriented. Kitty Lieverse and Bart Joosen are two of the best lawyers, who can combine knowledge with practical advice." (2021)

Chambers Europe: Kitty Lieverse is admired by one commentator as "a bright lawyer" who "has a great ability to grasp the essence of the matter." She represents insurers and banks in high-profile coverage and liability litigation. (2021)

Chambers Europe: Kitty Lieverse has a track record in acting for financial institutions on matters relating to insurance and financial regulations. Her dedication to the customer is highlighted by clients, with one describing her as "a committed partner to work with." (2021)

Chambers Europe: "Kitty Lieverse is able to combine her renowned knowledge of financial market regulations and insurance to advise prominent financial institutions on issues around coverage, professional indemnity and corporate matters. One interviewee comments: "She is an excellent lawyer and well experienced in dispute resolution, as well as insurance law in the Netherlands." (2020)

Chambers Europe: "Kitty Lieverse regularly advises clients on regulatory mandates. She acts for financial institutions and investors on matters relating to insurance and financial regulations." (2020)

Legal 500: "Kitty Lieverse is excellent in not only answering questions raised but also pointing out hidden pitfalls as well as options maybe not considered. Ideal to not only comment on a matter, but also to strategise." (2020)

Legal 500: "Kitty Lieverse is outstanding in the crossover of finance regulatory and litigation." (2020) 

Legal 500: "Lieverse is 'very knowledgeable and experienced in advising on regulatory implications and dares to think out of the box bearing in mind both the regulatory requirements as well as the client's preferences'." (2019)

Chambers Europe: "One source highlights her 'very good responsiveness,' while another says she is 'friendly and knowledgeable'." (2019)


  • Postdoc Securities, Radboud University at Nijmegen, Grotius Academy, 2001 (with honours)
  • Postdoc Financing and Securities Rights, Grotius Academy of Nijmegen, 2000 (with honours)
  • Dutch law, University of Leiden, 1988 (with honours)


  • Dutch
  • English

T: +31 20 578 57 55
M: +31 6 51 28 93 06
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