Audrey Kessels

Specialist in asylum and refugee law

Audrey Kessels studied Dutch Law at the University of Amsterdam. While at university, she worked as a volunteer at the Amsterdam Legal Advice Centre Foundation (Stichting Rechtswinkel Amsterdam) from 1990 to 1993. After graduating in 1993, she worked for Amnesty International’s Refugee department. She was a legal adviser at Legal Aid Offices (Bureaus voor Rechtshulp) in the Dutch cities of Breda, Alkmaar and Haarlem from 1994 to 1998. She has worked as a lawyer in Amsterdam since 1998.

Kessels specialises in asylum and refugee law, and immigration law. She also works on law of persons and family law cases.

Kessels is a member of the Refugee Legal Aid Working Group (Werkgroep Rechtshulp Vluchtelingen) and the Dutch Association of Asylum Lawyers and Solicitors (Vereniging Asieladvocaten en -Juristen Nederland, VAJN). For many years, she was a board member of the Amsterdam Refugee Solidarity Committee (Amsterdams Solidariteits Komitee Vluchtelingen, ASKV).

Contact Audrey Kessels

Do you have a question for Audrey Kessels or would you like to make an appointment with her? She can be reached on 020-6622931 or