Derk Wiersum 1975-2019

Derk Wiersum - Lawyer

On September 18, 2019, our colleague and friend was killed.

Derk Wiersum (1975-2019) studied law in Groningen. He was sworn in as a lawyer in 2003. Since then he has worked at various law firms. He gained extensive experience in all aspects and phases of criminal law, especially serious and organized crime. In addition, he assisted many clients in various international cases. He specifically specialized in European surrender cases.

In addition to his work as a lawyer for his own law firm, Derk used his extensive experience as a criminal lawyer to provide legal advice at Dutch&Detained to Dutch detainees abroad.

In addition to his work as a lawyer, Derk was also a lecturer at OSR. In addition, he was a deputy judge at the court of Zeeland-West Brabant since July 2017.