Herke specialises in venture capital, private equity, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and advises clients on corporate governance and other corporate law issues.
Herke has a particular interest in transactions in healthcare and life sciences and TMC sectors. Clients include national and international private equity and venture capital firms, investment funds and start ups, scale ups and global market leaders.
Herke is a graduate of the University of Utrecht, studied Law at Panthéon-Assas in Paris, and was admitted to the Dutch bar in 1996. Prior to joining Osborne Clarke in December 2015, Herke was Counsel at Clifford Chance LLP in Amsterdam where she worked for 15 years.
Over the course of her career Herke has worked in Amsterdam, London and Kuala Lumpur.
Legal 500 mentions Herke as a 'Highly talented, pragmatic’ and reported her as ‘skilled, supportive'.
Herke was recognised by Client Choice in 2019 for her excellence in client service.
Herke is a member of First Ladies of Law, an organisation for top female lawyers and general counsels aimed at networking and knowledge sharing.