Nailah U. van Dijk is an Attorney at Law and the Managing Partner at Lawfirm van Dijk – Silos. She was born and raised in Paramaribo, Suriname. Nailah obtained her Master’s degree in Law at the Anton de Kom University of Suriname in 2009. During her studies she interned for her studies on criminology in the Netherlands and attended the University of Amsterdam, the “vrije Universiteit” and Erasmus College. From 2005 until 2010 she worked as a paralegal at Lawfirm van Dijk – Silos. In 2007 she started her own business (Incasso Bureau van Dijk) as a debt – collector.