Mr Frits Schneider > AKD > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 59280

Work Department

White collar crime / Compliance & Integrity




Frits Schneider is a lawyer and partner at AKD who specialises in financial and economic criminal law, with a particular emphasis on corporate, environmental and medical criminal law and cybercrime. He has very broad experience, not only with corruption investigations and leading the defence in high-profile corruption cases, but also in criminal cases resulting from serious disasters.

Frits’ has a considerable reputation and substantial expertise in fraud cases. He has 18 years of managerial experience within specialist investigation units and more than 26 years of experience as an investigative lawyer. What is more he has been a deputy judge criminal cases since 2003.

His clients are (inter)national companies, government organisations and their directors. They appreciate his capacity to supervise complex and lengthy criminal cases and his ability to prepare each necessary step along the way with great precision.

Frits also works on internal investigations pertaining to large fraud and bribery cases and advises on the liability of directors and supervisory directors.

According to The Legal 500: ‘Clients identify Frits as an outstanding criminal lawyer. “Frits Schneider is one of the best in his generation.”, said one’ while another client said “Frits Schneider has been around for a long time. He knows how to handle a complex case and has a very strong and solid character. He is not easily impressed by the other side and always does what he deems to be in the best interest of the client.”

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Fraud and white-collar crime

(Leading individuals)

Frits SchneiderAKD

AKD has considerable experience in corporate fraud and white-collar crime issues, including money laundering, sanctions, compliance, cybercrime and internal investigations. The practice has particular strength in environmental matters and related criminal investigations. The team is headed by Frits Schneider, who has ‘a commanding knowledge of the law and court procedures’ and is recommended for financial crime issues, corruption investigations and medical criminal law. Bilal Chababi   left the firm in July 2021.