Liesbeth Zegveld specializes in liability for human rights violations. In particular she's committed to victims of war. As head of the international law & human rights department, she has worked on numerous high-profile cases, focussing on war victims. She set up the Nuhanovic Foundation, aimed at facilitating access to justice for war victims.
In 2011 she received the Clara Meijer-Wichmann medal in recognition of her commitment to defending human rights, and in 2014 she received the Amsterdam Dean’s Award. In 2016 she was voted 'Most Valued Lawyer' of the year.
Hoogleraar ‘War Reparations’ Universiteit van Amsterdam, lid van de Netherlands Committee van Human Rights Watch