Jurjan Geertsma > JahaeRaymakers > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile



Partner at JahaeRaymakers. Practice areas: (cross-border) corporate/ white collar crime, Asset Tracing & Recovery, Internal Investigations, Regulatory Compliance and Reputational Issues

Specialized in disciplinary law, the law of sanctions and the reputational issues involved.


Admitted to the Bar: 2004. Former Senior Counsel at BOEKEL (Dentons). Co-founder and Partner at JahaeRaymakers (2015). Additional: Jurjan has been a board member of the Amsterdam Bar Association since September 2022;

He teaches courses at institutions, for professional practitioners and for legal and compliance officers in the fields of Anti Money Laundering (AML), Anti Bribery & Corruption (ABC), International Sanctions Regulations and Compliance, Integrity, Client Confidentiality and Lawyer-Client Privilege, and organises interrogation and search (‘mock dawn raid’) training sessions. Until early 2005 Jurjan worked as senior counsel in Boekel de Nerée’s Fraud & Compliance practice group in Amsterdam. Together with Oscar Pluimer, he runs the Money Laundering section for the Journal of Sanctions Law & Business.


Dutch, English


Jurjan Jurjan has been a board member of the Amsterdam Bar Association since September 2022. He is a member of the Dutch Association of Defence Counsel (NVSA) and of the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA). He is also involved in the Corporate Responsibility & Anti-Corruption Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) .

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Fraud and white-collar crime

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Jurjan Geertsma – JahaeRaymakers

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.