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Gert-Jan Elsen

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Wladimiroff Advocaten

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Corporate crime, fraud, litigation and advice.

Position

Gert-Jan read criminal law and constitutional and administrative law in Utrecht. He is specialised in corporate criminal law. His areas of focus include complex (industrial) calamities and industrial accidents, environmental criminal law, economic criminal law and corruption-related cases. His specialisms also include the sanctions law related to government agencies (criminal prosecution of public law legal entities, breaches of confidentiality and integrity investigations). Gert-Jan has assisted various multinationals, listed companies, lower governments and their directors. He inter alia lectures on economic criminal law for the Judiciary Training Institute and is a member of the Advisory Committee on Regulations of the Netherlands Bar Association. Gert-Jan is a member of the Dutch Association of Criminal Law Practitioners and the Association for Administrative Law (VAR).


Netherlands

Fraud and white-collar crime

Within: Fraud and white-collar crime

Wladimiroff Advocaten is a strong name in the market, with a good track record representing companies and individuals in complex cases. Among the many instructions keeping the team busy recently was its representation of a multinational company in a high-profile corruption investigation; Gert-Jan Elsen, Peter van Russen Groen and Lars Møller handled the case. Jan Leliveld and Ed van Liere joined Van Doorne in January 2017.

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    - AKD
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