Hans de Jong
In his large fraud practice, Hans mainly handles economic criminal cases and criminal tax law cases. He counsels many companies in Mainport Rotterdam during criminal and administrative legal investigations in environmental and health and safety (large incidents) cases. He designs made-to-measure corporate procedures on how to deal with the relevant authorities; mapping out criminal liabilities, including those of corporate management.
Further more Hans is an expert in counselling and - if necessary - defending accountants and tax advisers as well as their firms in criminal matters occurring in their practices.
Hans' fraud practice also covers the Dutch Caribbean. He regularly acts as a criminal defence attorney in high profile corruption and tax fraud cases, mainly in Curaçao and Sint Maarten.
In addition, Hans traditionally handles road traffic cases, especially where professional drivers are accused of involuntary manslaughter.
Education and career
Hans de Jong graduated in criminal law from Tilburg University and was admitted to the bar in 1998. He joined Sjöcrona Van Stigt in April 2000, working from the offices in Rotterdam. He was made partner in January 2006. Hans is a member of the Dutch Association of Defence Counsel and has been the criminal law portfolio manager at the supervisory board of the Rotterdam Bar Association. He is also a member of the Rotterdam Port Association and Deltalinqs, which represents the common interests of all the logistical and industrial companies in the Rotterdam port and industrial area. Before this he held a variety of extracurricular positions including the supervisory committee of a penitentiary and chairman of the Coornhert Liga. He has various criminal law publications to his name.
Who’s Who Legal 2019 says: Hans de Jong is lauded as a "practical thinker and a result-achiever", and takes a "hands-on approach" in complex economic and financial crime cases.
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