Machteld is a partner at the law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. She specialises in litigation and has particular expertise in mass claims and follow-on damages litigation. She acts on behalf of national and international companies in all types of litigation.
Machteld publishes and lectures on Dutch procedural law and is an editorial board member of the new journal, Mass Claims.
Machteld was named ‘Legal Woman of the Year, 2018’ by Legal Women and is noted for her competition litigation expertise. After being seconded to the New York law firm Paul, Weiss, Machteld was also awarded The Legal Aid Society’s (US) 2014 Pro Bono Publico Award. Machteld now heads De Brauw’s Pro Bono Practice, which was awarded the ‘European Pro Bono Program of the Year’ during the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards, 2019.