Bente has been a lawyer since August 2022. She completed her master’s degree in commercial law practice at the University of Amsterdam. Starting in the M&A practice, Bente has been focusing entirely on employment law since February 2024. The legal profession caught her imagination early on in her studies.

Bente completed various internships at law firms and worked at the platform Here, she published interviews with lawyers and other legal professionals to give students an insight into the legal field. She also worked for years at Café Restaurant Van Puffelen, a true concept in Amsterdam.