Gert-Jan Elsen


Gert-Jan specialises in corporate sanctions law (corporate criminal law and administrative penalty law) and regularly acts on behalf of listed companies. His areas of focus include economic criminal law (including environmental criminal law and working conditions law), corruption, fraud, money laundering and cases arising from complex (industrial) accidents at work. His specialisms also include sanctions law in cases where "the government" is under investigation (criminal prosecution of a province, municipality or water board, breach of confidentiality by a director, councillor or civil servant). In addition, he assists in integrity investigations and advises companies on compliance programmes to prevent (involvement in) criminal offences.

Gert-Jan is a deputy member of the Disciplinary Appeals Tribunal and a member of the advisory committee for the First Responder Company Emergency Organisation course offered by the Dutch Institute for Company Emergency Response (NIBHV). He lectures inter alia on economic criminal law for the Training and Study Centre for the Judiciary (SSR) and he regularly gives lectures and courses (including in-house) in his field of expertise.
His performance is rated in the Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal.


Waarom geen straf voor lekken tijdens een raadsvergadering | Trouw, Opinie, dinsdag 11 oktober 2022.

De geheimhoudingsregeling op de schop | Gst. 2020/154, afl. 7515/7516, pp. 771-779.

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