Rowena Palijama


Sint Maarten
The Vineyard Building
W.G. Buncamperroad 33
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
+(1721) 542 22 72


Rowena assists (inter)national clients in matters of (commercial) litigation and legal advisory with a focus on intellectual property, regulatory advice and insolvencies.

Prior to joining HBN Law & Tax in 2022, Rowena worked as an attorney for Dentons Europe LLP in the Netherlands where she gained vast experience in the fields of intellectual property and advertising law.

In 2016, Rowena obtained her Master’s degree in civil law at the University of Amsterdam and her Master’s degree in information law at the Institute for Information Law – University of Amsterdam in the subsequent year. She also participated as an undergraduate at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Rowena speaks Dutch, English and Papiamento.

Credentials and publications


University: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Univeristy: Auckland, New Zealand


  • Dutch
  • English
  • Papiamento