Alexander de Swart

Alexander de Swart

Advocaat | Partner

Contact

+31 20 605 61 14
+31 6 2126 5912

Sectors

Languages

Dutch
English

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Alexander is a renowned criminal defence lawyer with extensive experience in fraud and environmental cases, industrial accidents, money laundering cases, and tax and customs cases. He heads Houthoff’s Corporate Criminal Law practice. Alexander specialises in anti-corruption, corporate crime and compliance. In addition to his criminal law practice, Alexander is involved in Houthoff’s Investigations & Public Enforcement practice, in which criminal law places a key role.

  • “Clients value his ‘technical knowledge and high level of expertise.’”
    Chambers Europe, Corporate Investigations (2019 Edition)
  • Recommended 
    Legal 500, Fraud and White-collar Crime (2019 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Fraud and White-collar Crime (2018 Edition)
  • Alexander de Swart has 'intricate know-how relating to Dutch authorities'.
    Legal 500, Fraud and White-collar Crime (2018 Edition)
  • “Alexander de Swart leads the firm’s corporate criminal law offering and comes highly recommended for his excellent work handling business crime investigations.”
    Who's Who Legal, Investigations 2018
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Fraud and White-collar Crime (2017 Edition)

From 2003 to 2015, Alexander worked at Sjöcrona • van Stigt, where he joined the partnership in 2009. From 2014 to 2016, he was a member of the board of the Rotterdam Bar Association. Alexander is a member of the Dutch Association of Defence Counsel and an officer of the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association. He publishes in different national and international criminal law titles.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Criminal Law (Tilburg University)
  • Law and Informatics (Tilburg University)

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