Criminal Law Practice

Areas of Focus:

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. 

Trial

Once the investigation has been concluded, the public prosecutor may decide to prosecute a suspect. In this case, the suspect will be

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Appeal

On appeal, a different (higher) court reviews the case. This court may convict or acquit the person previously convicted, or discharge him

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Areas of Focus:

General Criminal Law

General criminal law is a collective name for all crimes and offences laid down in the Dutch Criminal Code and a few additional laws. Property crimes (theft / embezzlement / fraud), Homicide (murder / manslaughter), sex crimes (rape / sexual

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Economic Offences

The Dutch Economic Offences Act (WED) provides for criminal prosecution of breaches of regulations contained in specific regulatory legislation. These include the regulations in the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention Act, the General Customs Act and the Sanctions Act.

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Financial Criminal Law

It is not rare for banks and financial institutions to come into conflict with the Dutch financial criminal law. They are confronted with a complicated legal framework of laws, recommendations, guidelines and suchlike and are regularly under criminal investigation due

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Criminal Tax Law

Involvement with tax criminal law can arise if an incorrect tax return is examined by the tax inspector who then chooses to hand the relevant file over to the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD), rather than imposing an administrative

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Environmental Criminal Law

Environmental criminal law is increasingly attracting more attention now the protection of the environment gains (political) ground. Companies and individuals are being prosecuted for environmental offences ever more frequently. Dutch environmental criminal law is nevertheless a very specialised sector of

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Traffic Criminal Law

MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ), attorney at law, has gained a great deal of expertise in violations of the Road Traffic and Traffic Signals Regulations and the Road Traffic Act, driving bans, aptitude tests and suchlike.

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White-Collar Criminal Defence

No client expects to be the target of a criminal investigation, but with lines between regulatory, civil, and criminal enforcement increasingly blurred, businesses and executives can find themselves faced with subpoenas, law enforcement interviews, search warrants, and even criminal charges.

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Corporate Fraud and Criminal Law

Internal Investigations and Audits

Criminal Proceedings

Penitentiary Law

Proceedings about violations of prisoners’ rights before the complaints committee of the prison (Commissie van Toezicht) Objection before the Selection Officer (Selectiefunctionaris) Appeal before

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