Criminal Law and Enforcement

From the start of any domestic or international investigation or prosecution, we provide immediate assistance and guidance to our corporate clients and their executives.

Dedicated to handling complex criminal matters, our expert team provides assistance in matters relating to fraud, money-laundering, corruption, environmental criminal law, industrial accidents, market abuse and many other criminal offences. Our specialists combine in-depth legal knowledge with a pragmatic approach.

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NL Law

Stibbe advises former CEO NS

On November 21 2017, the Public Prosecutor demanded a year of unconditional prison sentence against the former president Timo Huges of the Dutch Railways (NS) for his role in alleged fraud concerning the tender for regional public transport in Limburg. On

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NL Law

Stibbe advises companies with regard to investigations of the Social Affairs and Employment (SAE) Inspectorate

Providing legal assistance to several companies with regard to investigations of the Social Affairs and Employment Inspectorate (SAE, in Dutch: Inspectie Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid) and imposed fines under the Foreign Nationals (Employment) Act. 

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BE Law

Stibbe assists major telecom operator

Stibbe assisted a major telecom operator with a large-scale cyber attack on its company systems.

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NL Law

Stibbe advises a foreign bank and its management

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Services

We provide assistance right from the start of any investigation. We assist corporate clients, their management and other executives during raids and interrogations by investigative authorities. We defend them during the entire procedure before the District Court, Court of Appeal, Dutch and Belgium Supreme Court (Hoge Raad / Hof van Cassatie / Cour de cassation) and European Court of Human Rights. In addition, we have extensive experience in conducting out-of-court settlement negotiations with prosecuting authorities.

Our clients include corporates from the financial, banking, accounting, industrial, construction and real estate sectors. Thanks to our long experience in the field of corporate criminal law, we combine in-depth legal knowledge with practical knowledge of sector-specific interests. For years in a row, the team has been listed in the league tables as a top tier firm in the field of corporate criminal law and enforcement.

Working in close partnership with our Public Law, Tax Law and EU and Competition Law practice groups, we ensure that our clients enjoy all the benefits that our full-service firm can offer.

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Recognition & Awards

"Always a sure and secure stop, without a doubt the team I love to work with on any matter. Exceptional technical skills combined with solid case management, strategic views and utmost easy to work with."

The Legal 500
2022
Fraud and White-Collar Crime

"Solid technical knowledge of criminal law."

The Legal 500
2022
Fraud and White-Collar Crime

"One of the best teams around. Exceptional capability when financial regulatory issues turn into criminal matters."

The Legal 500
2021
Fraud and White-Collar Crime

The team's courtroom work is remarked upon by sources, one referring to it as "a very good corporate criminal defence team."

Chambers Europe
2021
White-Collar Crime and Corporate Investigations

"The fraud and white-collar crime team at Stibbe provides excellent legal knowledge combined with a clear strategic approach."

The Legal 500
2020
Fraud and White-Collar Crime