Mrs Susanne van Breukelen > Loyens & Loeff > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Loyens & Loeff
Parnassusweg 300
1081 LC Amsterdam

Work Department

Litigation & Risk Management


Senior associate | Attorney at law


Susanne van Breukelen is a member of the Litigation & Risk Management practice group. Susanne specialises in financial and economic criminal law. Susanne has extensive experience as a litigator in a wide range of criminal proceedings defending her clients against charges including fraud (e.g. accounting fraud, bankruptcy fraud, tax fraud), corruption, money laundering and violations of environmental or working conditions laws. Clients include both natural persons and companies. Susanne also represents companies that have been victimised by a criminal offence, for example by filing a formal complaint with the Public Prosecutor’s Office.
Furthermore Susanne has wide experience in performing corporate investigations and has advised multiple Dutch and multinational companies on various compliance issues, including the implementation of anti-bribery and corruption policies and procedures. Susanne is a member of the Dutch Association of Defence Counsel. Susanne publishes regularly in various academic legal journals and is permanent author for Sdu’s explanatory notes of the Dutch Code of Criminal Procedure (Sdu is a reputable Dutch publisher).


Dutch, English


Susanne is a member of the Dutch Association of Defence Counsel.


Dutch law (criminal and civil law), University of Utrecht, 2007.
Psychology, University of Utrecht, 2006.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Fraud and white-collar crime

The ‘professional, knowledgeable, proactive and committed’ corporate criminal defence practice at Loyens & Loeff is led by senior associate Susanne van Breukelen. It is well known for assisting clients with internal investigations and inquiries by regulatory authorities, and also offers clients advisory and compliance expertise. Areas of focus include bribery, corruption, money laundering and regulatory matters.