Elles ten Vergert specializes in liability for human rights violations. She focuses specifically on fundamental rights and business & human rights. Elles worked for Prakken d'Oliveira as a paralegal the year prior to becoming a lawyer.
Elles holds an LLM in Public International Law (cum laude) from the University of Amsterdam. She did part of her studies in French at the University of Toulouse. During her studies, she was an intern at UNHCR The Netherlands and conducted research on the possibilities of holding multinationals liable for human rights violations and the interpretation of criminal law in article 1F(a) of the Refugee Convention.