Vincent Affourtit

Advocaat | Partner

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Vincent is head of Houthoff's Investigations & Public Enforcement practice. He specialises in financial and economic public law. Vincent assists clients that are dealing with serious issues within the company. For example, if internally there are suspicions of wrong-doing or infringement, or if clients are the subject of investigations by supervisory authorities or investigative services. If necessary, Vincent carries out internal investigations and helps by swiftly and efficiently finding a solution for the problems identified during the investigation. Preventing or limiting reputational damage is an essential part of his work, as are ensuring a good relationship with the key stakeholder and providing effective and efficient assistance in the event of litigation.

  • "A client mentions that: 'It is a pleasure to work with Vincent, both because of his extensive legal knowledge and his advisory skills, but also because Vincent is a pleasant team player and a nice person'."
    Chambers Europe, Corporate Investigations (2023 Edition)
  • "A client says: 'Vincent has good written and oral communication skills'."
    Chambers Europe, Corporate Investigations (2023 Edition)
  • "Vincent is a real expert who can assess complex situations in a calm and decisive manner."
     
    Chambers Europe, Corporate Investigations (2023 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Chambers Europe, Corporate Investigations (2023 Edition)
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    Legal 500, Fraud and White-collar Crime (2023 Edition)
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    Legal 500, Fraud and White-collar Crime (2022 Edition)
  • “A client appreciates that ‘Vincent Affourtit can bring focus and has a calm approach in crisis situations’.”
    Chambers Europe, Corporate Investigations (2022 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Chambers Europe, Corporate Investigations (2021 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Fraud and White-collar Crime (2021 Edition)
  • “Clients report that Vincent Affourtit is ‘approachable, proactive and delivers on time,’ and appreciate that he is always ‘keen to deliver the right quality.’”
    Chambers Europe, Corporate Investigations (2020 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Fraud and White-collar Crime (2020 Edition)
Vincent is an expert in handling politically sensitive cases and advises on and litigates matters at the interface between public and private law. Vincent is a lecturer at the Law Firm School. He is also a regular annotator for Dutch case-law journal JOR.

Qualifications & Experience

  • LL.M. Private Law (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • LL.M. Constitutional and Administrative Law (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)