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Ernst Th. Wesselius




Area of expertise:




Master of Laws (LL.M)

Litigation, Labor, Commercial and Criminal Law 

Dutch, English, Spanish and Papiamento

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  Noraina Pietersz 


Ernst Th. Wesselius (1946) graduated in 1974 at the University of Amsterdam. He worked from 1969 through 1978 for a building company, where he specialized in legal procedures in construction work (“Building Right”). 


Since 1977 Mr. Wesselius has been working for the judiciary, from which 27 years as public prosecutor where he worked  till 1998 in the Netherlands. In the Netherlands he specialized in the field of medical treatments, aviation, fraud and environment.

In 1995 Mr. Wesselius worked five months on demand of the United Nations Human Rights Field Operation as leader of a Netherlands Forensic Investigation Team in Rwanda, Africa, to investigate the genocide that had taken place there in 1994.

Between 1995 and 1998 Mr. Wesselius has been sent by the Council of Europe on several missions to the (former Soviet) Republics Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Ukraïne to assist with the change from the Public Prosecutor Services in those new republics.

In 1998 he moved to Curaçao where he worked two years as a prosecutor and since 2002 on the stand-alone prosecutor’s office on Bonaire. On Bonaire he specialized on airport security issues.

After his retirement as prosecutor in December 2006 he worked as a consultant specialized in legal affairs and in November 2008 he has been sworn in as attorney by the Court of Appeal of the Netherlands Antilles and Curaçao. 

Since 2008 he works as an attorney for davidkock legal on Bonaire where he also is a member of the Bonaire Bar Association.

Contact Information:

David Kock

Ernst Th. Wesselius
Orlando R. van Trikt


Kaya L.D. Gerharts

Mall Les Galeries L-22

Kralendijk, Bonaire

T:+(599) 717-8587

F:+(599) 717-3446