Cécile Rouméas is a Legal Director at Pogust Goodhead and specialises in complex international disputes. She is fluent in Dutch, English, and French. She is an author for the journal “Rechtspraak Aansprakelijkheids- en verzekeringsrecht” where she comments on case law on liability law.
Prior to joining Pogust, Goodhead Cécile worked at NautaDutilh for 6,5 years, where she was part of the Dispute resolution team. She specialised in liability law and focused primarily on financial institutions. In 2020, she graduated from the post-academic course Corporation and Liability (Onderneming en aansprakelijkheid) from the Grotius Academy from the Radboud University in Nijmegen. Before joining Pogust Goodhead, she also gained considerable experience working as an in-house legal counsel in various roles.
Cécile was admitted to the Amsterdam bar in January 2015 after studying at Lyon III in Lyon, France for one semester and obtaining both a Master’s degree in Public International Law at Leiden University and the Togamaster (Civil Law) at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Cécile Rouméas is a member of:
- American Association for Justice (AAJ)
- International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
- The Association for Liability and Compensation law (Vereniging voor Aansprakelijkheids- en Schadevergoedingsrecht)
- The Association for Young Litigation Lawyers (Vereniging Jonge Procesadvocaten)
- The Dutch Association for Procedural Law (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Procesrecht)
Areas of Expertise
Liability law (aansprakelijkheidsrecht)
Klarna (Legal Counsel Belgium, Netherlands and France), 2021-2022
Onderneming en Aansprakelijkheid (Corporation and Liability), Grotius Academy, 2019-2020
NautaDutilh (Senior Associate), 2015-2021
Rabobank (Legal Counsel) – seconded from NautaDutilh, 2021
ABN AMRO (Legal Counsel) – seconded from NautaDutilh, 2018
ABN AMRO (Legal Counsel) – seconded from NautaDutilh, 2017
Beroepsopleiding Advocatuur (Trainee), 2015-2017
Lawfirm School, 2015-2017
Master’s degree in Private Law (Togamaster), Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2013-2014
Steenbergen Advocatuur (Paralegal), 2012-2013
Master’s degree in Public International Law, Leiden University, 2009-2011
Exchange Programme, Université Jean Moulin (Lyon III), 2008-2009
Bachelor’s degree in Law, Leiden University, 2005-2009
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