Caroline van Dijk
MA (Hons) Cantab
Caroline graduated from Cambridge University in 1980 with a law degree, and was called to the Bar in 1981. She spent 2 years in general legal practice prior to joining Lysaght in 1983 as personal assistant to her father, Rein van Dijk. Caroline was appointed managing director in 1991 and became owner of the company in 1996. Stephen Le Feuvre, Martin Chinnery and Louise Audhlam-Gardiner joined Caroline as directors and shareholders in 2004 and took over the business from her at the end of May 2007, when she retired from the Board. Caroline is now retained as a part-time consultant, specialising in the laws of OAPI and Madagascar.