About Angela

Angela has been an attorney with La Gro since 2009, assisting entrepreneurs in their day-to-day business affairs, specifically those concerning their employees. She also boasts vast experience as a bankruptcy administrator, being court-appointed to act in medium-sized bankruptcy settlement cases. She adds value by putting quality first and looking beyond the matter at hand, without losing sight of entrepreneurs’ needs for pragmatic solutions. She thrives on getting actively involved in proceedings from the outset, standing her in good stead to anticipate her clients’ needs. 


  • Insolvency law
  • Employment law
  • Contract law

Qualifications and experience

  • 2009, Tilburg University (Master’s degree in Law and Management – distinction, Master’s degree in International Business Law – distinction)
  • 2016, Grotius Specialisation Programme in Insolvency Law (Insolad)
  • 2018, EUR/Insolad: Specialisation Programme in Financial Economics for Insolvency Lawyers
  • Member of the Association of Insolvency Lawyers (Insolad);
  • Member of the Women’s Network of The Hague;
  • Member of Junior Chamber International, Gouda (2015-2017).

Recent cases

  • Independent receiver in bankruptcies of enterprises of varying sizes, such as FS Trading Company B.V. (shoe store); Auto Heemskerk Roelofarendsveen B.V. (car dealership);
  • Counsel in various dismissal proceedings;
  • Consulting services to, primarily, construction and IT(-related) enterprises on employment law and related issues, such as a company restructuring, sick employees, employment terms and conditions, non-compete clause, and using independent contractors or temporary workers;
  • Experience in a broad range of general civil law practices, assisting entrepreneurs in dealing with risks in agreements, writing general terms and conditions, and assessing (directors’ and officers’) liability.


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Contact details
A.I. (Angela) van der Does-Mekes

Attorney at law

Employment law | Commercial contract & Commercial litigation

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