Lisa van Esdonk-Bongaarts

Lisa van Esdonk-Bongaarts is an attorney at Hertoghs advocaten, a Dutch boutique law firm specialised in white-collar crime, tax fraud and tax litigation. She has been working as an attorney since 2007 and she joined Hertoghs advocaten in 2014. Lisa is specialised in Tax litigation. More in particular her areas of expertise are Indirect Taxes and Tax penalty procedures. 


Lisa started her career as an attorney at Baker & McKenzie in Amsterdam, also working in Indirect Taxes and Tax Litigation. After four years she gained further experience at two other international law and tax consultancy firm. In 2014 when she joined Hertoghs she became an attorney fully dedicated on Tax Litigation. During Lisa’s career she has advised a lot of big (national and international) companies and high-net-worth individuals.


“My drive is achieving the best possible outcome for each client.” 


Tax Law, University of Amsterdam 2006

Dutch Bar Exam 2010

Education Program of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors 2010

Education Program of the Dutch Association for Tax Attorneys, graduated with distinction, 2012


Memberships and committees

Member of the Dutch Bar Association

Member of the Dutch Association for Tax Attorneys (NVAB)


Other activities

Annotator on Procedural Tax Law for the weekly tax journal NLFiscaal.

Author of a number of legal publications.

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