Emma van Doornik
Senior Associate - Tax Advisor

Emma van Doornik

Emma van Doornik, tax advisor, is a member of the Indirect Tax practice group in Amsterdam. She focuses on advising and litigation in the area of customs, excises and international trade.

About Emma van Doornik 

Emma specializes in (European) customs law. Her practice comprises of advising on a large variety of customs and excise related issues, including customs valuation, tariff classification, origin and compliance. She assists clients in restructuring and/or optimizing of customs/ excise processes and supply chains, including applying for authorizations, such as AEO. She is specialized in litigation with Dutch and EU courts and regularly assists clients with customs audits and appeal procedures.
Next to this, Emma is working as a teacher/lecturer in customs law at the Maastricht University where she is also enrolled as PhD candidate. Emma often acts as speaker at conferences.


  • Dutch Association of Tax advisors, 2013
  • Board of specialists section customs of the Dutch Association of Tax advisors, 2019


  • PhD candidate, University of Maastricht, current
  • Post Master Customs Law, Erasmus University, 2012
  • Executive Master European Union Studies, University of Brussels (ULB), 2010 (with honour)
  • Master International Trade and Investment Law, University of Amsterdam, 2008
  • Master Tax Law, University of Amsterdam, 2003


  • Dutch
  • English

T: +31 20 578 59 52
E: [email protected]