Dylan Bertsch

Dylan Bertsch

Dylan is a committed and passionate lawyer who is specialised in family law.  He works carefully and is results-orientated. Dylan not only acts in an advisory and mediating role for his clients; when a case is taken to court, he argues it with verve.

In recent years, Dylan has developed into a maintenance specialist, for both child maintenance and partner maintenance (alimony). He is further engaged in settling complex prenuptial agreements and distributing the community of property. His previous experience as an inheritance lawyer is useful in this regard. Dylan also always pays attention to the best interests of the child.

Dylan recently contributed to the International Comparative Legal Guide – Family Law 2021 (Netherlands)

In addition to being a lawyer, Dylan is a mediator. Is it your wish to come to an agreement together? Would you rather come to solutions with each other in order to avoid going to court? Then you can also turn to Dylan.

Dylan gives lectures to large organisations and publishes in professional journals. He also works as a prosecutor for amateur football at the KNVB. Due to his interest in football, Dylan also blogs regularly about legal developments within the football world.

Netherlands Bar – register of legal practice areas

Dylan Bertsch has registered the following legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • Family law

This registration obliges him to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.

Curriculum Vitae


Specialist areas
Family law

Career history
Lawyer at GMW lawyers

Leiden University, The Netherlands
– Moot court competition cum laude
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Dutch, English

– ”The influence of social media on family law”, D.G. Bertsch, december 2015, Relatierecht en Praktijk (REP) journal Contents REP no. 8 – December 2015 .
– “Main residence of children after divorce: sensible instrument or source of conflict?”, D.G. Bertsch and E. Loeb, September 2016, Relatierecht en Praktijk (REP) journal, no. 6 – September 2016.

What clients say about Dylan

“Dylan, you have been worth your weight in gold to me. I really enjoyed working with you and your feedback was very helpful. I felt that you understood me, and better still, you could succinctly highlight what was important in my case.”

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