About Me

As senior associate in our Competition & EU Law and Regulatory Groups in The Hague, I specialise in regulatory disputes and administrative law, with a focus on the technology, communications and energy & utilities sectors.

I advise on administrative disputes, competition enforcement law, regulatory frameworks, legal history and European law. As a member of our Competition, Tech & Comms and Energy & Utilities Groups, I am also involved in contentious administrative matters. My experience includes representing and advising clients in enforcement proceedings and other legal disputes, for example with the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets. I also have experience in secondments to clients active in the energy sector which greatly benefitted my development as a lawyer and understanding the client's needs.

Before my legal education, I studied at the Dutch National Ballet School for eight years and later lived and studied in London for three years, where I graduated from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with a BA (Hons) in Dance Theatre. I take this experience with me in my legal career since perseverance, discipline and precision are key elements that I learnt from a young age. It also allows me to think outside the box and provide creative solutions to clients.

I am a member of the Dutch Administrative Law Association, the Dutch Competition Law Association and the Dutch Energy Law Association.


  • Universiteit Utrecht, LLM, Staats-en Bestuursrecht
  • Universiteit Utrecht, LLB, Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Trinity Laban, BA, Dance Theatre


  • The Netherlands Bar in 2017
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Janneke Kohlen and Tialda Beetstra are very approachable, very pleasant interlocutors and know how to very quickly and adequately answer the questions at hand when it comes to advice. Both are very knowledgeable and pleasant to work with.

Legal 500 EMEA, 2024

Pauline Kuipers and Tialda Beetstra have quick response times. Very friendly and supportive & knowledgeable lawyers.

Legal 500 EMEA, 2023

I have personally worked a lot with Tialda Beetstra. She's an associate who works in the team of partner Pauline Kuipers. Tialda works very efficiently, is highly qualified and was well informed in a short time about the details of our organization and the sensitivities of the market in which we operate. Moreover, a very pleasant person to work with.

Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

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