Van Leeuwen Law Firm

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM has carved out a reputation as a multidisciplinary Dutch law firm that stands out for its client-focused mindset. MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN’s story is all about seizing opportunities, tenacity and, above all, a flair for business. From his office in Utrecht-City, MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) works as an extension of your team.

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Criminal Law Practice

MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) provides assistance to enterprises and physical persons who are suspected or victim of crime, in particular economic and financial crimes (white collar crime). The attorney is active, among other things, in matters relating to money laundering, swindle, bribery, misuse of corporate assets, abuse of confidence, bankruptcy crimes, tax evasion, inheritance fraud, public procurement fraud, customs and excise duty fraud, and gambling fraud. He guarantees quality, efficiency and discretion. He strives to reach a successful resolution for all dossiers in the shortest possible term, if possible by means of an amicable settlement.

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Family Law Practice

MR. B.A.S. (BAS) VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ), attorney at law, advises and assists you in couple, marriage and prenuptial agreements issues. He also deals with issues related to patrimonial family law, including donations, successions. He intervenes in divorce and separation proceedings, child custody and visitation, alimony, but also international child relocation and abduction.

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Administrative and Public Law

Administrative law is a comprehensive branch of law, which regulates with which rules public bodies must comply. Administrative Law also regulates how citizens and business and industry can protect themselves against the actions of public bodies. It is the law for, of and against public bodies. Administrative law records with which instruments a public body acts, the standards which must be adhered to, and the possibilities of putting up resistance against the public body.

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Employment and Benefits

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM litigates and files employment law proceedings in case that should be necessary, for instance in case of termination of the employment agreement due to inadequate performance or in case of economic reasons. The firm is able to advise clients over the whole range of (corporate) employment law. It renders advice on employment law regarding acquisitions, conduct pre-merger due diligence and coordinate (national and cross-border) restructuring and relocation of employees.

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Civil Law

If you are an entrepreneur in the Netherlands and you have a dispute with another entrepreneur, a consumer, a current or former employee or a current or former tenant, you have the option of taking the dispute to court. The court then issues a binding ruling which you and the other party must comply with. Depending on the kind of case or the value of the case, proceedings will be instigated in the first instance before either the sub-district court or the civil court.

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Integrity, Authenticity and Consistency

MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.) listens to what is important and provides practical and personalised advice in a constantly changing world. That requires fresh thinking and tech savviness combined with proven experience. The attorney believes that when knowledge travels, opportunities

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CSR

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM is socially responsible both within and outside the firm. MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.) believes that he has a responsibility, as corporate citizen, to help shape the future in a way that provides economic, ecological and

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Legal Aid

If your income and assets are below the statutory limit, you may be eligible for legal aid. This means that the Dutch State pays some or all of your lawyer’s fees. You then only have to pay a personal contribution, which we will pass on to you. To find out whether your income is below the statutory limit, please visit the website of the Dutch Legal Aid Board (www.rechtsbijstand.nl). This is the body that deals with and assesses applications for legal aid. The lawyer will submit an application for legal aid on your behalf.

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Driven

Passion for the law. That’s where it begins but it doesn’t stop there. MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) looks further than the purely legal. The attorney recognizes himselves in the drive that typifies his clientele. He demonstrates enterprise by continually refreshing his approach with just one goal in his sights: only the best is good enough for his clients.

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Personal

Tailored to his requirements, no ‘one size fits all’. Every question or every problem requires a unique approach. With MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) you are not just a number. For businesses he is an extension of the business. For individuals he steers you through the legal complexities. That is the only way to achieve effective solutions.

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Specialised

Getting to work with focused expertise and always delivering solutions. MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) offers expertise in several different areas of law. The attorney maintains his expertise by continually investing in knowledge management. For matters where do not have the specialist knowledge in-house, he entrusts these to specialist firms with whom he has been collaborating effectively for years. This is how he ensures that you still get the help you need by having a specialist on the case.

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Speedy

Time is precious. Often legal questions or problems arrive unexpectedly and at the wrong time. MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) understands that very well. The attorney seeks a speedy and practical solution. As soon as you put the attorney in the picture he will contact you and within the shortest possible time he will give you concrete advice and a plan of action. Speed is his trump card to provide you with efficient and effective help.

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Pragmatic

Practical solutions, that’s what it is all about. Solutions that you feel comfortable with. Conflict management is central here. A ‘no-nonsense’ approach rather than theoretical considerations that end up getting you nowhere. What’s more, MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) continually weighs up cost against benefit. True efficiency only comes with innovative creativity.

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Clear in communication

Clear communication, without losing sight of the important legal nuances. Concrete and practical legal advice in ordinary language. When MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) communicates, he puts clarity at the forefront, also when it comes to the cost of his services. You always know what stage the attorney has reached and where he is going. Purposeful communication.

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Pro Bono

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM’s commitment to social responsibility is demonstrated by the considerable value it places

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Legal Advisory Services

Corporate Legal Departments are seeking ways to have greater transparency. They reduce third-party spend with legal providers. Corporate Legal departments are also looking for a coordinated, one-stop-shop approach for managing cross-border legal needs. VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM | FCRM provides coordinated and efficient services to assist clients in the following areas: (a) Corporate and Commercial law; (b) Labour and Employment law; (c) Transaction law; (d) Digital Law; and (e) Financial services Law.

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Legal Managed Services

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM | FCRM’s legal managed services is an umbrella offering that provides technology-enabled support, including automation for high-volume repetitive or event-driven legal work (where permitted by law). Legal managed services are delivered in close collaboration with professionals from across the various service lines and practices. The major areas of VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM | FCRM’s legal managed services include: a) Entity compliance and governance; b) Contract lifecycle management; c) Research and regulatory mapping; and d) Document review and functional analysis

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Legal Function Consulting

The Corporate Legal Department, a very technical function of the company, with broad responsibility for managing risk and advising the company strategically on achieving its revenue growth goals, is changing. VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM | FCRM helps clients navigate that change effectively and improve the performance of their legal function through the strategic deployment of people, process and technology. The major areas of Legal function consulting include: a) Operating strategy and organization design; b) Process and controls enhancement; c) Technology; and d) Business enablement.

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Forensic Auditing and Integrity Services

Integrity is a cornerstone of a company’s mission. The Corporate Legal Department plays a crucial role. Organizational failures continue to illustrate that Corporate Legal Departments are on the front lines of balancing a company’s business objectives and risks, as well as protecting its reputation and assets. These responsibilities can bring a seemingly never-ending stream of fraud, bribery or corruption allegations, whistleblowers, regulatory inquiries and disputes. Corporate Legal Departments turn to PRAETOR FORENSIC AUDITING for timely, flexible and practical services that address these broad responsibilities.

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Taxi drivers

Taxi Driver licence appeals are a specialised area of the law. With taxi drivers in the Netherlands it is not unusual for issues to come up with regard to licensing. Taxi Driver licence appeals can be complex and in order to have the highest chance of success you need to be discussing your case with a dedicated lawyer.

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Private Investigators

Private Detective licence appeals are a specialised area of the law. With private detectives in the Netherlands it is not unusual for issues to come up with regard to licensing. Private Detective licence appeals can be complex and in order to have the highest chance of success you need to be discussing your case with a dedicated lawyer.

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Security Professionals

Security Guard licence appeals are a specialised area of the law. With security guards in the Netherlands it is not unusual for issues to come up with regard to licensing. Security Guard licence appeals can be complex and in order to have the highest chance of success you need to be discussing your case with a dedicated lawyer.

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