Lidwien specialises in project development and contract law. From the start of her career, she has focused in her practice on drafting and reviewing a wide variety of contracts.
Lidwien specialises in the drafting and reviewing of large-scale area and project development-related contracts as well as assisting in negotiation processes. Letters of intent, cooperation agreements, anterior agreements as well as turnkey and other sale and purchase agreements fall within the scope of her drafting and reviewing expertise. Her clients include developers, building contractors, public authorities and investors.
Lidwien studied Dutch law, specialising in civil law and corporate law, at Leiden University. She also completed the Grotius specialist programmes in National and International Contracting (with honours), General Administrative Law and Information Law (with honours).
Lidwien started her career in the legal profession at NautaDutilh, before leaving to become a lawyer with Loyens & Loeff. She followed this by gaining experience in a political and administrative setting before becoming an in-house lawyer with one of the Big-4 municipalities. Lidwien joined Straatman Koster advocaten in 2021.