Mr Neyah van der Aa > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

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Neyah specialises in criminal defense and investigations, with a particular focus on financial economic crime, anti-money laundering legislation, international sanctions regulations and fraud. Neyah helps companies and boards prevent violations of laws and regulations, for instance by implementing compliance measures. Neyah also assists companies and boards in the event of a potential breach of laws and regulations, including by conducting investigations, taking remedial action and preparing for potential government enforcement. Neyah has acted as counsel in some of the most high-profile enforcement cases in the Netherlands and has broad experience in defending companies that are the subject of complex national and international investigations, both by criminal investigative and prosecutorial agencies (e.g. the FIOD and the Dutch Public Prosecution Office) and by administrative enforcement agencies (e.g. the AFM and DNB). Neyah often cooperates closely with other internal and external experts, such as internal auditors and forensic accountants. Neyah regularly publishes and gives lectures on compliance, investigations and international sanctions.


Dutch, English

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Fraud and white-collar crime

(Next Generation Partners)

Neyah van der Aa – Van Doorne

Van Doorne is ‘very pleasant to work with, delivers high-quality advice and is very dedicated to its clients and cases’. Its broad practice is well known in the market for enforcement work, internal investigations, representation and defence of clients in court, and compliance matters. Practice co-head Jan Leliveld has notable experience in fraud and bribery cases, sanctions, environmental matters and economic offences. Newly promoted partner and fellow co-head Vanessa Liem has considerable experience in multi-jurisdictional criminal and regulatory enforcement issues. Neyah van der Aa joined from Allen & Overy LLP.