Fraud and white-collar crime in Netherlands

Allen & Overy LLP

Allen & Overy LLP‘s white-collar crime and corporate investigations practice is led by Hendrik Jan Biemond, who specialises in the full range of securities law and criminal litigation. The team is well placed to assist financial investors and corporates with fraud, financial reporting, market abuse, money laundering and corruption investigations. Senior associate Kim Helwegen represents companies, directors and executives in tax and criminal proceedings. Internal investigations with an ESG and integrity focus forms a large part of senior associate Sjoerd Lopik‘s work. The arrival of Patrick Ploeger from De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, in January 2023, strengthens the practice further. Ploeger brings over experience in defending clients against fraud, money laundering, bribery and account irregularity allegations.

Practice head(s):

Hendrik Jan Biemond

Other key lawyers:

Kim Helwegen; Sjoerd Lopik; Patrick Ploeger


‘Broad and deep capability, excellent content but also swift execution making for a highly effective offering.’

Strong understanding of societal context, working not just by the letter but also in a forward-looking sense, by the intent of the law.’

‘They know their stuff. They are creative and innovative in their advice.’

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek leverages its vast resources in corporate governance, litigation, compliance, regulatory enforcement and data protection laws in order to devise effective strategies for corporates and financial institutions in international criminal and regulatory investigations. Regulatory, criminal enforcement, export controls and economic sanctions expert Marnix Somsen focuses on cross-border enforcement matters regarding bribery and corruption, and internal investigations for EU companies involving US or other foreign authorities. Roan Lamp is active in Dutch enforcement matters, including criminal trials. Counsel Marlies Heemskerk-de Waard specialises in economic sanctions and export controls. Patrick Ploeger departed for Allen & Overy LLP in January 2023.

Practice head(s):

Marnix Somsen; Roan Lamp

Other key lawyers:

Marlies Heemskerk-de Waard


‘Marnix Somsen is very knowledgeable on white-collar crime globally. Large team with excellent skills’

‘Marnix Somsen – safe hands.’

Key clients

ABN Amro

Philips Brazil



Work highlights

  • Representing ABN AMRO Bank in connection with a criminal investigation into the bank’s compliance with applicable AML requirements.
  • Assisting Philips with an internal investigation in Brazil in relation to the so-called Car Wash bribery investigation.
  • Conducted a large-scale internal investigation into the alleged involvement of a bank in indirectly financing criminal activity and human rights violations abroad.

De Roos & Pen

As a criminal law boutique specialising in financial economic and tax law, De Roos & Pen is instructed by international clients to conduct internal investigations and handles complex fraud cases. Niels van der Laan acts in high-profile cases and investigations, defending HNWIs, publicly traded companies, banks and private sector clients before the Dutch Supreme Court. Lisa van der Wal represents a range of clients in money laundering, forgery of documents, fiscal fraud, corruption and financial fraud disputes. Thomas Felix is a compliance specialist, while Jantien Dekkers is a key contact for clients for the defence of corruption, embezzlement, money laundering, forgery and tax fraud allegations. Brendan Newitt and Menco Rasterhoff are key associates, with the latter experienced extradition cases, among others.

Practice head(s):

Niels van der Laan; Lisa van der Wal

Other key lawyers:

Thomas Felix; Jantien Dekkers; Brendan Newitt


‘Jantien Dekkers stood out as she is continually efficient, reliable, organised, professional and passionate regarding my case. Jantien really took the time to understand the complex framework of my case which made our interactions extremely efficacious. Her passion to really fight my case and explore all avenues to get the best result really stood out for me as other lawyers I have used in the past have not gone that extra distance and treated the case as if it was their own.’

‘Lisa van der Wal is a very skilled and smart lawyer. She handled my case very well.’

‘Brendan Newitt is highly specialised in matters involving cybersecurity, and matters of European criminal law (data protection, extradition). Jantien Dekkers is a very skilled litigator with experience in financial fraud and disgorgement matters.’


JahaeRaymakers‘ fraud and white-collar crime practice has six partners, who have expertise in the field of economic and international sanctions law and in reputation and risk mandates. Dian Brouwer handles high-profile fraud cases, international corruption cases, health and safety investigations and insider trading. Jurjan Geertsma focuses on disciplinary law, sanctions and reputational issues. Cathalijne Van der Plas deals with international judgment enforcements and civil asset tracing and recovery matters. New arrival Susanne van Breukelen, who joined in April 2022 from Loyens & Loeff, adds in-depth knowledge of confidentiality obligations and legal privilege. Associate Oscar Pluimer supports the team across all mandates and acts as attorney-in-law in extradition and surrender cases.

Practice head(s):

Jurjan Geertsma; Han Jahae; Dian Brouwer; Cathalijne van der Plas; Susanne van Breukelen; Thom Dieben

Other key lawyers:

Oscar Pluimer


‘Jahae is at the top’

‘Jurjan Geertsma is approachable, stays calm under all circumstances and takes his time to find the perfect strategy for the client. It’s a joy working with him.’

‘Cathalijne van der Plas stands out as a top lawyer who combines superb legal knowledge of the terrain of international judgement enforcement with a practical approach. Jurjan Geertsma is a sophisticated lawyer with good access to the public prosecutor’s office. Thom Dieben is a very good lawyer as well as being very passionate in delivering services to his clients.’

‘Unique boutique firm focusing on risks, reputations, and sanctions. They are very knowledgeable and trustworthy. The team has a very hands-on and approachable attitude.’

‘Susanne van Breukelen is a great professional to work with, very dedicated and highly responsive.’

‘Dian Brouwer is an excellent lawyer with great knowledge.’

‘Jurjan Geertsma is a strategy orientated lawyer with a very deep knowledge in the field of fraud and white-collar crime and experienced in risk and reputation management. Jurjan has excellent English communication and knowledge of Spanish language, which was crucial for our case.’

‘Susanne van Breukelen is very capable and at the same time approachable. She is able to implement potential legal risks in the company’s reality by offering practical tools.’


Assisting corporates in complex cross-border criminal corruption investigations is key area of expertise for NautaDutilh‘s fraud and white-collar crime practice. Team co-head Marike Bakker defends companies, directors and officers in investigations pertaining to regulatory enforcement in the financial services sector and the professional services industry. Co-head Francien Rense is an expert in sanctions mandates, dealing with contentious and non-contentious disputes in an array of sectors, including trade, food, environment, finance and tax. Senior associate Simone Honig is a key member working on financial and economic crime, namely, fraud, corruption, environmental and labour safety regulations.

Practice head(s):

Marike Bakker; Francien Rense

Other key lawyers:

Simone Honig


‘The fraud and white-collar crime department of Nauta Dutilh is highly regarded within the legal market. The team is very professional and handles a lot of high profile cases.’

‘Marike Bakker stands out as practice head of Nauta’s fraud and white-collar crime department. She is a pleasure to work with, very knowledgeable and has a great strategic mind.’

Key clients


Deloitte Accountants B.V.

NS (Dutch National Railway)


NAM (Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij)




Vermilion Energy Netherlands B.V.

Work highlights

  • Advising Deloitte Accountants on various aspects of its audit of Steinhoff International Holdings NV.
  • Advising Shell on the alleged international foreign (Nigerian) bribery case under Dutch law.
  • Advised Nobian in an enduring criminal investigation and prosecution into salt mining wells’ leakages.


Co-led by Daan Doorenbos and Muriël Rosing, Stibbe’s fraud and white-collar practice assists companies, as well as their management and employees in various kinds of public and internal investigations at a national and international level. Doorenbos deals with compliance with securities, finance, tax and environmental legislation, representing renowned energy sector clients. Rosing focuses on fraud, corruption, money laundering and other economic offences, leading internal investigations and implementing compliance programmes. The pair are supported by senior associates Monique van der Linden and Jakoline Winkels. Van der Linden takes on disciplinary proceedings and has a niche expertise in fraud allegations in audit firms and accountancy, whilst Winkels defends managers and directors against alleged violations of the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Act. The practice provides a full service, advising clients from a range of sectors, including banking, automotive and life sciences, and defending clients in the Supreme Court.

Practice head(s):

Daan Doorenbos; Muriël Rosing

Other key lawyers:

Monique van der Linden; Jakoline Winkels


‘Top notch fraud and white-collar crime practice! Although being a big law firm Stibbe also litigates criminal cases in court. In recent years litigation is a principal matter with regard to legal privilege.’

‘Daan Doorenbos and Muriel Rosing are the practice heads. Both are very approachable, hands on and responsive. Monique van der Linden and Jakoline Winkels are also valuable team members.’

‘The team is led by Daan Doorenbos. He is a league of his own. Daan is assisted by a high-quality team of dedicated individuals. They always deliver!’

‘Daan Doorenbos is the best of the best within the arena of criminal defense lawyers.’

‘Highly structured, pragmatic and well-connected all over Europe’

‘Monique van der Linden expertly structures a case and available for clients and colleagues at all times.’

‘Muriel Rosing understands the issues of clients in addition to the legal side and knows how to handle difficult situations for both companies and individuals’

Van Doorne

Van Doorne‘s criminal defence and investigations team advises a range of clients on a broad spectrum of international as well as domestic criminal and regulatory enforcement and investigatory and compliance matters. Jan Leliveld focuses on criminal litigation in fraud and bribery cases, sanctions, environmental criminal law and economic offences. The experienced Ed van Liere represents clients in disputes concerning anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and sanctions. Neyah van der Aa, who joined the firm in 2022 from Allen & Overy LLP, acts as counsel in high-profile criminal and regulatory enforcement cases, while Vanessa Liem is entrusted with business compliance matters and internal investigations. Rutger ten Ham and Frederike Ahlers are key associates; the former is experienced in assisting clients during dawn raids and the latter is skilled in labour accident investigations.

Other key lawyers:

Rutger ten Ham; Frederike Ahlers


‘Jan Leliveld is an outstanding lawyer. He achieves great results. Frederike Ahlers is very intelligent and in combination with Jan they are a perfect team’

‘This practice especially has the ability to understand the work of auditors. That is of great benefit in the area of financial economic crime. Neyah van der Aa has an outstanding reputation. He understands my work as an auditor’

‘Van Doorne is a boutique firm of excellent lawyers. The go-to firm for specialized white-collar practice in Amsterdam’

‘Neyah van der Aa is a sanctions genius and investigations guru. Jan Leliveld is a white collar legend.’

‘The team is always available. They are very hands-on, knowledgeable, willing to think with the client and in the interest of the client and look for practical solutions where possible. They make sure that they understand and know their client well.’

‘Jan Leliveld makes sure he and his team are always available for urgent matters. He knows how to cut to the chase in any matter and ask the relevant and needed questions. He has a very positive and energetic approach.’

‘Frederike Ahlers is always very well prepared and has excellent analytical skills. She makes sure she has significant knowledge of matters and asks the right questions. She always remains calm and level-headed even in more urgent matters and is a great person to work with.’

‘Rutger ten Ham is a very good sparring partner and always willing to pick up the phone and talk with the client. He has excellent analytical skills and delivers great work.’

Wladimiroff Advocaten

Hague-based fraud and white-collar specialist firm Wladimiroff Advocaten deals with an array of contentious and non-contentious work involving tax fraud, corruption, environmental criminal enforcement, cartel cases and industrial incidents. White-collar crime defence lawyer Frans Sijbers leads complex transnational fraud cases often involving international criminal tax and customs cases. Clients entrust Gert-Jan Elsen with issues concerning industrial accidents and environmental criminal law. Experienced litigator Robbert de Bree focuses on anti-trust sanctions and civil fraud cases, while Jop Spijkerman deals with bribery, fraud and money laundering mandates. Alexander De Swart is the key contact for corporate investigations matters and Léon de Jager represents clients in fraud cases with a financial dimension.

Practice head(s):

Frans Sijbers; Gert-Jan Elsen; Jop Spijkerman; Alexander de Swart; Robbert de Bree; Léon de Jager


‘At Wladimiroff clients are provided with high quality defense and it is pleasant to cooperate with them. Their defense is creative and they work with determination.’

‘Robbert de Bree is intelligent and creative. His eye for successful strategy and tone of defense in white collar crime cases is beneficial for his clients. He is very pleasant to work with.’

‘Frans Sijbers is a respectable colleague in the field of tax litigation and administrative fraud cases. He is able to analyse a case quickly and to determine a suitable and accurate defense. He is very pleasant to work with.’

‘Very experienced team, great knowledge of the law, can be aggressive if needed.’

‘Robbert de Bree, Frans Sijbers and Jop Spijkerman are superb lawyers. They combine a great knowledge of the law with a pleasant approach’

‘Robbert de Bree is an excellent litigator. Jop Spijkerman is a solid and safe pair of hands, who is nice to work with.’

‘A prominent boutique firm for criminal defence. Strong track record in defending companies and individuals in court, less focused on advisory and investigations work.’

‘I’ve worked with and have good experiences with Alexander de Swart, Robbert de Bree and Frans Sijbers.’


The recent arrival of Vincent de Bruijn in November 2021 has led to an impressive expansion of AKD's fraud and white-collar crime practice. Bruijn leads on internal investigations, advising blue-chip companies, directors of high-profile companies and forensic auditors on sanctions, money-laundering, bribery and compliance issues. His non-contentious expertise complements Frits Schneider 's criminal litigation practice, representing international corporates, government organisations and directors in complex and sensitive allegations. New arrival senior associate Isabella van Rijckevorsel provides additional support on complex cases of general corruption and fraud.

Practice head(s):

Frits Schneider; Vincent de Bruijn

Other key lawyers:

Isabella van Rijckevorsel


‘Frits Schneider is a seasoned criminal defense lawyer with an excellent reputation. Vincent de Bruijn gives a new boost to the fraud and white-collar practice at AKD. At his previous firm Vincent has conducted relevant eDiscovery projects. This specific expertise may offer added value to the more hard-core criminal law practice of Frits.’

‘Our most important contacts were Vincent de Bruijn for the internal investigation and Frits Schneider for the criminal strategic advice and guidance. We are particularly impressed by the analytical qualities of the team of researchers and of Vincent in particular. As a result, it was possible to receive a clear and unambiguous report on the matter under investigation, including recommendations, in a relatively short period of time. Frits has guided us through the process with his expertise, combined with his peace and tranquillity, at important moments.’

We are very satisfied with the work and services of AKD. The strategic advice had great value for us. The internal investigation has provided valuable information and insights. We were able to manage the process well. In addition, the lawyers carried out an excellent detailed analysis in a short period of time and gave concrete advice. We highly value AKD as a highly professional law firm.’

‘Vincent de Bruijn has a sharp analytical mind and has a great eye for detail.’

‘Vincent de Bruijn is one of the smarter lawyers working in the Dutch white-collar practice, he is well versed in many legal areas, he is always interested in the facts underlying the legal abstractions and is often able to come up with innovative solutions to complex problems.’

‘The team is led by Frits Schneider, a highly experienced, amiable and excellent defence lawyer.’

‘AKD’s team has vast experience and combines solid theoretical expertise with a practical, hands-on approach, for instance in the context of internal investigations.’

‘Frits Schneider is very experienced in handling complex fraud cases.’


A core specialism for Florent‘s fraud and white-collar crime practice is advising a range of clients from different sectors on asset recovery and enforcements. Team head Kees van de Meent is an expert in insolvency law and international asset recovery; he is regularly appointed by the court as receiver in complex bankruptcies. Associate Jurgen Van Den Heuvel works on matters relating to international asset tracing and recovery and civil fraud litigation.

Practice head(s):

Kees van de Meent

Other key lawyers:

Jurgen Van Den Heuvel


‘The team is very strong in its knowledge of Dutch laws and regulations and in cost efficient and pragmatic ways of achieving the client’s goal.’

‘The individuals stand out, namely Kees van de Meent and Jurgen van den Heuvel. They provide efficient and pragmatic advice. Highly recommendable.’

‘Kees van de Meent is excellent in complex fraud cases. The team has an objective approach to the issues of the case and can bring efficient resolutions to the matter.’

‘The team has a great combination of expertise on insolvency matters and civil asset recovery. It has an outstanding reputation within the Netherlands.’

‘Kees van de Meent has a great mind, a perfect overview and a special sense for strategy. Jurgen van den Heuvel and Merijn Moeliker are key players in the team; hands-on and knowledgeable. All of them are a pleasure to work with.’

‘Kees van de Meent is a star in this practice. Highly experienced with a great team, including Merijn Moeliker and Jurgen van de Heuvel.’

‘Kees van de Meent has a unique position within the Dutch Fraud & White Collar Crime practice as a specialist for Asset Tracing & Recovery.’

‘Kees Van de Meent is one of the market leaders in this area.’

Key clients

Court appointed bankruptcy trustee of Exem Energy B.V.

Work highlights

  • Acting as court-appointed bankruptcy trustee of Exem Energy B.V.


Conducting corporate investigations on matters relating to fraud in the finance sector and advising clients on the energy-related contentious compliance issues are routine work for Houthoff‘s fraud and white-collar crime team. Vincent Affourtit leads international sanctions and cross-border investigations regarding alleged market abuse by listed companies. Founding member of the corporate investigations practice Hans Londonck Sluijk works on investigations concerning directors’ and officers’ liability. Associates Marianne Bloos, Frank Mattheijer and Tom Hendriks are other key contacts in the team.

Practice head(s):

Vincent Affourtit; Hans Londonck Sluijk

Other key lawyers:

Marianne Bloos; Frank Mattheijer; Tom Hendriks

Key clients



Royal FloraHolland

Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance

Minister of Justice

Work highlights

  • Advising Vestia on various matters relating to the unwinding of its EUR20 billion derivatives portfolio. This included a corporate investigation process, which led to Vestia initiating proceedings against and negotiations with several parties involved, such as banks and auditors.
  • Advising the Supervisory Board of Dutch insurance company Bovemij after conducting a substantial investigation following a whistleblower’s report addressing compliance issues directly involving the institution’s Executive Board.
  • Performed an investigation and advised the Minister of Justice on the work performed by this civil-law notary in the past five years for the Dutch Central Government in relation to large-scale fraud.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright’s regulatory, compliance and investigations practice provides clients with global and local presence and expertise. The team advises clients in the healthcare, food and energy sectors, among others, on all aspects of white-collar crime, including risk assessments, compliance programmes and due diligences in investigations. Practice head Sharon Oded focuses on supporting financial institutions in dealing with corporate incidents and crises and is highly experienced in dealing with multi-jurisdictional anti-bribery, corruption, economic sanctions and anti-money laundering issues. Associate Britt van Breda plays a key role in a growing team that integrates legal-tech and innovative solutions, such as AI, mind-mapping, communication mapping and concept analysis, to optimise investigatory and compliance risk assessments.

Practice head(s):

Sharon Oded

Other key lawyers:

Britt van Breda


‘Sharon Oded’s team at Norton Rose Fullbright is heavily experienced in the regulatory, compliance and investigations practice. All team members assist you with manpower, solutions and advice on how to deal with an investigation. The team is experienced in dealing with highly sensitive, multi-jurisdictional investigative matters and all have a hands-on mentality.’

‘Sharon Oded and Britt van Breda are top-notch lawyers, work efficiently, quickly respond and demonstrate great commercial awareness, providing effective and practical advice. Good knowledge on regulatory, compliance and investigations.’

‘The knowledge level is outstanding. The team is highly capable of understanding the situation the client is in and translating all their excellent knowledge into practical actions and solutions. They are extremely reliable, always available and capable to respond even on urgent short-term notice. They also manage very well the use of their resources in such a way that the process and outcome is great for both the client and their team.’

‘I highly trust Sharon Oded and sincerely recommend him. I have benefited from his advice on factual situations and also have engaged him to train my legal team. In both events his response was beyond my expectations.’

‘They have taken the concept of one-stop shop to a new level. NRF has gone beyond all of that, covering all aspects and speaking to the client with one single voice. On top of that, they are able to leverage resources from different locations to ensure a cost-efficient approach fitting the needs of their clients.’

‘It has been a pleasure to work with Sharon Oded and Britt van Breda. They were always available for us regardless of the day and offered support throughout the whole process.’

‘Sharon Oded is my contact person and the attorney I fully trust. His deep academic background and his broad experience in supporting large national and multinational corporations in all types of local and cross-border situations put him in a unique position to provide sound and always practical advice, keeping always in mind the actual interest of his clients. He is always available for his clients and is able to build a relationship of trust that goes beyond specific engagements.’

‘Sharon Oded is an outstanding professional, very experienced in his field and with a clear business mindset. What I have valued the most is his capacity to bring practical solutions and present them in a way business colleagues can easily understand. He is very accessible and reachable for the client and supported by a competent team that he coordinates efficiently.’

Key clients

SBM Offshore N.V.


Signify (formerly: Philips Lighting)

Coca Cola Europacific Partners

Danone / Nutricia


AFI Europe

NXP Semiconductors

KWS Group

SHV Energy





Orbia / Wavin

Odfjell Terminals


Hyva Group





Amsterdam Trade Bank


BCD Travel

Simmons & Simmons

David Schreuders leads Simmons & Simmons fraud and white-collar crime practice, dealing with a range of matters, including accounting, banking, securities, environmental and tax as well as compliance and regulatory issues for companies, board members and senior executives. Schreuders also leads the team on anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, trade transactions and commercial litigation. The team advises financial institutions and asset management companies and works closely with the London office on cross-border issues.

Practice head(s):

David Schreuders

Key clients

Delta Airlines Inc.

Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten

CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank

BMO Asset Management

Hyundai Motor Europe GmbH


Unilever plc

Stichting Hippo Mundo Charity

Work highlights

  • Represented a large banking corporation in the Caribbean in criminal litigation and advised on AML compliance, as well as a money laundering issue.
  • Represented a former partner of a Big 4 audit firm in a criminal proceeding on money laundering accusations in relation to his audit client.
  • Conducted a corporate investigation for an Asian automotive company on accusations of misconduct by a board member of the Dutch branch.

Hertoghs advocaten

Criminal and tax law specialist Anke Feenstra leads Breda-based Hertoghs advocaten‘s fraud and white-collar crime practice. Amsterdam-based Judith de Boer focuses on money laundering, corruption, cybercrime, tax, fraud, sanction law and bankruptcy mandates. While multinational companies and HNWIs entrust Mariëlle Boezelman with financial and tax fraud investigations. Peter van Hagen is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Anke Feenstra; Judith de Boer; Mariëlle Boezelman; Peter van Hagen


‘The Hertoghs team is a team of specialist white collar lawyers. They provide expert advice on issues in the Netherlands.’

‘Judith de Boer is pragmatic, friendly and professional.’

‘Certainly, one of the best team of specialists in the Netherlands. Very responsive, strategic and skilled. Hertoghs is the only law firm in the Netherlands that we use for Fraud and WCC work.’

‘Judith de Boer is our main contact. A strong leader. A tier 1 specialist. Has that rare ability to deal with sophisticated and demanding clients.’

‘Very knowledgeable team, delivers high quality work, unique combination of knowledge in both tax law and criminal law.’

‘Judith de Boer is a smart lawyer, who goes the extra mile for her clients.’

‘Hertoghs is for me the most competent fraud and white-collar crime law firm in the Netherlands. It has a good combination of ambitious young talent and experienced litigators. The younger partners are very active with publications and seminars, keeping in touch with the tax community and the latest developments. The experienced lawyers are top quality.’

‘Anke Feenstra is the rock of Hertoghs with her experience and calmness. J. de Boer is the Partner that stands out when it comes to fraud & white collar crime. She has a very profound expertise on criminal law and tax law, and she can resonate with the client. She is still young, but I am sure she will be one of the leading individuals in the future.’

Jones Day

Jones Day leverages its international offices across the globe to tackle global compliance strategies and internal investigations for multinational companies. The Amsterdam team is led by Rick van ‘t Hullenaar, who routinely advises clients on prevention and management of regulatory risks and responding to incidents of corporate irregularities and compliance failures; he also specialises in international trade, economic sanctions and export controls.

Practice head(s):

Rick van’t Hullenaar


‘Rick van ‘t Hullenaar is an excellent partner – great collaboration and clear billing.’

‘Rick van ‘t Hullenaar is an excellent lawyer, out of the box thinker. He communicates very efficiently, and his case management is excellent.’

Sjöcrona van Stigt

Sjöcrona van Stigt is a specialist corporate criminal defence law firm with a sizeable team of partners. Enide Perez specialises in fraud cases, such as money laundering, corruption and tax fraud as well as health and safety and environmental criminal cases. Sabine Ten Doesschate works on fraud and criminal law cases, of which large environmental criminal law cases are a big part. Boudewijn van Eijck is the key contact for lawsuits resulting from large incidents in the industrial and commercial construction sectors. Accountants and tax advisors entrust Hans de Jong on criminal investigations and prosecutions. Caroline de Sitter works on corruption and fraud cases on a domestic and international level. Cassation expert Thijs Kelder represents clients on international transportation crime cases. Further key contacts are Arthur Van Stigt and Marlies van Strien.

Practice head(s):

Enide Perez; Sabine ten Doesschate; Boudewijn van Eijck; Hans de Jong; Caroline de Sitter; Thijs Kelder; Arthur van Strigt; Marlies van Strien

Other key lawyers:

Floris Dudok van Heel


‘This office is absolutely outstanding in the field and has had an excellent reputation in the field of fraud and white-collar crime for many years. The lawyers form an excellent team and do a good job. Moreover, there are lawyers with whom it is possible to work well together in complex cases involving several criminal law offices.’

‘I have worked with Boudewijn van Eijck, Arthur van Stigt, Enide Perez, Marlies van Strien, Caroline de Sitter and Thijs Kelder. They are all driven and high-quality lawyers. Thijs Kelder is notable for his extensive knowledge of cassation law.’

‘The team is professional. Crime is usually heavily emotional but the professionals at Sjöcrona are able to look at the case at its merits while acknowledging the emotions but without letting the emotions influence the decisions.’

‘The lawyers give you the feeling that your case is the only case they are working on at the moment. They show that they own the case and this gives the comfort that you are in good hands.’

‘Enide Perez is nice to work with. Always make you feel comfortable. She has both perfect industry and legal insight and knowledge.’

‘The team is capable of handling complex legal matters in a practical way’