Linda van der Hut
Linda van der Hut (admitted to the Bar in 2010) is specialized in economic criminal law, with the emphasis on environmental law and industrial accidents, as well as criminal cassation procedures before the Supreme Court. Linda has wide experience in complaints procedures against decisions not to prosecute by virtue of Article 12 Code of Criminal Procedure and in various special chamber proceedings, such as procedures against the (continued) seizure of documents and data carriers by the Public Prosecution Service by virtue of Article 552a Code of Criminal Procedure, for instance in matters involving professional secrecy and (professional) client confidentiality (e.g. of public notaries). She also handles general crime cases, road traffic cases as well as complex fraud and asset recovery cases.
Education and career
In June 2007, Linda van der Hut graduated from Leiden University with a Master’s in Criminal (Procedure) Law. During her studies, she worked as a legal adviser for the Leiden Legal Aid Centre and as a clerk in the criminal section of the Court of The Hague, where she continued to work following her graduation and rose to senior clerk. She joined Sjöcrona ∙ van Stigt on 1st November, 2010.
Linda also teaches courses in the context of the continuous study programme for lawyers and is one of the authors of SDU Commentaren op het Wetboek van Strafvordering en het Wetboek van Strafrecht. She also composes course curriculums, accredited by the Dutch Bar Association, for JurisDidact, on property crime als well as webinars in the field of criminal law for Lexlumen educational institute. Furthermore, she is an editor of the Tijdschrift voor Sanctierecht & Onderneming (Sanctions Law & Company Magazine).
Dutch and English
Linda van der Hut is listed in the area of law register of the Dutch Bar Association as a specialist in the field of Criminal Law. This specialisation for instance includes:
- Financial criminal law
- Environmental criminal law
- Criminal tax law
- Extradition and surrender cases
She is also listed as a specialist in Cassation Procedures (criminal law).
In accordance with the standards of the Dutch Bar Association, Linda van der Hut annually obtains at least ten educational credits in the field of these specialisations.
- Nederlandse Vereniging van Jonge Strafrechtadvocaten (www.nvjsa.nl, Dutch Association of Young Defence Counsel)
- Vereniging van Cassatieadvocaten in Strafzaken (VCAS, Association of Cassation Lawyers in Criminal Law Cases)