Opinion in the NJB
Together with Gerard Spong, Thijs Kelder wrote an opinion in connection with two recent judgments by the Supreme Court of the Netherlands. The Nederlands Juristenblad published the opinion in its sixth edition of 2020, Nederlands Juristenblad 2020/357, ed. 6.
Our new colleague
Stefan Groot joined our firm as a legal assistant on February 3rd, 2020. He will work from our Rotterdam office. Before this, Stefan worked as a court clerk and as a legal assistant of the criminal law section of the court.
Defense team MH-17 inquiry
One of the suspects in the MH-17 case will be defended by an international defense team, consisting of two Dutch lawyers and one Russian lawyer: Boudewijn van Eijck and Sabine ten Doesschate from our firm, and Elena Kutina (Russian) from Moscow Bar Association Kovler and Partners.
In a Dutch magazine, the ‘Advocatenblad’, an interview with mr. Van Eijck and ms. Ten Doesschate can be found, advocatenblad.nl.
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Rebels rightfully convicted?
Catalan rebels rightfully convicted in struggle for independence?
Essay by Boudewijn van Eijck, NJB/2020/127, afl. 2
The annual congress of the Association of Cassation Lawyers in Criminal Law Cases (VCAS), of which Thijs Kelder and Linda van der Hut are both members, will take place on 6 February 2020. Prominent academic lawyers will hold lectures, amongst whom are M.J. Borgers, Justice of the Supreme Court, and D.J.C. Aben, Advocate General of the Supreme Court. Apart from that, various workshops will be given, amongst others by Thijs Kelder.
Toplicalities Criminal Law
Linda van der Hut is to teach a course on Topicalities in Criminal Law in the form of a webinar for Lexlumen educational institute. Lexlumen is an organizer of high-quality congresses and courses for, a/o, lawyers, notaries public and tax consultants.
Sophie Stevens committee member Junior Bar
At the general membership meeting on 10 October 2019 our colleague Sophie Stevens (centre) was appointed committee member of the Junior Bar of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands: the association of (young) lawyers in the court district of The Hague. She will act as internal secretary in the coming year.
Article in Delikt en Delinkwent
Thijs Kelder published a new article in connection with his contribution to the farewell symposium of the Vice-President of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands.
Selectie in cassatie in strafzaken. Enkele gedachten over de toekomst van de selectie vóór de poort', Delikt en Delinkwent 2019/34.
Sanctions Law & Company magazine 2019-2/3 published!
Floris Dudok van Heel and Sophie Stevens, both permanent contributors to the Sanctions Law & Company magazine, this edition again wrote the current affairs section 'Economic criminal law - Working Conditions' and the current affairs section 'Economic criminal law - Environment'.
On 17 May 2019 our colleague Martine Luijten won the annual pleading contest of the Rotterdam Junior Bar! The jury was impressed by the strong content of her arguments and her convincing manner of pleading. Martine then received the challenge cup from the hands of the jury as well as a voucher to have her very own gown made.
Legal Privilege & Professional Secrecy 2019
E.Z. Perez and F.A. Dudok van Heel: Netherlands Chapter, Legal Privilege & Professional Secrecy 2019, Lexology Getting The Deal Through (Reproduced with permission from law Business Research ltd. Lexology Getting the Deal Through: Legal Privilege & Professional Secrecy 2019, first published in May 2019).