Charissa has been a successful media lawyer for almost 20 years. She is a partner at the DayOne law firm in The Hague and is mainly involved in media affairs, intellectual property and IT.
Legal, technical and business commercial expertise
In addition to her legal knowledge, she also has technical (IT) and commercial experience and she holds advisory positions in the social and creative field. She is also a regular columnist for magazines such as Quote, commentator in magazines, newspapers and on TV, she gives presentations and workshops, and she acts as a coach and sparring partner for junior lawyers. Charissa works mainly for broadcasters, newspapers, book publishers and advertising companies and also for a multitude of other creative parties, including well-known artists and presenters and a number of tech start-ups. She is committed to transferring knowledge and sharing her network, expertise and experience. Charissa is Braenworks Academy Master for Module 4 on Intellectual Property & Contracts.
Positive feedback for new insights
Especially in her coaching trajectories she wants to give others the opportunity to learn from the pitfalls she has encountered in her career. In her view, giving positive feedback and sharing experiences can provide the new insights and give you a helping hand to make choices in your career and to deal with ‘bumps’ on the career path.