Sabine ten Doesschate

Sabine ten Doesschate (admitted to the Bar in 2006) mainly handles fraud, money laundering and economic criminal law cases, including environmental criminal law cases. She has also frequently represented medical institutions that were subjected to criminal investigations. In these medical criminal law cases, Sabine also advised on medical professional privilege and conducted procedures against seizures. Furthermore, Sabine has great experience in assisting investigating officers who are under criminal investigation and she has frequently defended suspects in general criminal law cases, amongst which severe and high profile crime cases.  

Education and Career

Sabine ten Doesschate earned a Master's in Dutch Law, with a major in Criminal Law, at the University of Groningen. After that, she worked as a criminal defence lawyer in the eastern part of the Netherlands for ten years. During eight years she was a member of the Supervisory Committee of a prison, where she also acted as a judge in the complaints committee. Sabine followed the postgraduate specialist training in Criminal Law at the Willem Pompe Institute of the University of Utrecht. She joined our team in September 2016 and is a partner since January 2019. She works from our Rotterdam offices.

Sabine is a member of the Dutch Association of Defence Counsel (NVSA) and is Vice Chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). She is a member of the supervisory board of a medical institution and teaches at a Training Institute.


Dutch and English

Member of

Nederlandse Vereniging van Strafrechtadvocaten (Dutch Association of Defence Counsel) ( (

International Bar Association ( (

Dutch Chapter of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association (“WWCDA”). For more information: (

Sabine ten Doesschate 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:

  • General Criminal Law,
  • International Criminal Law,
  • Financial Criminal Law,
  • Environmental Criminal Law,
  • Criminal Tax Law.

In accordance with the standards of the Dutch Bar Association, Sabine ten Doesschate annually obtains at least ten educational credits in the field of this specialisation.

Sabine ten Doesschate


mr. A.S. ten Doesschate

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