After completing her Law degree at Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Esther completed a pre-master’s degree 2017-2018 and a master’s degree in Law at Tilburg University. She graduated in 2019. Her master’s degree was a general master’s degree that included administrative, private and criminal law subjects. After her studies, she worked for a year at the UMCU as a junior contract manager, dealing with general contract law. She then specialized in employment law and gained two years of experience at the National Association of Employed Doctors. She answered first-line questions about collective labor agreements in healthcare and questions in the field of individual employment law. She also checked work schedules for compliance with the Working Hours Act and the relevant collective labor agreement.