About Frits Schneider

Frits Schneider specialises in financial and economic criminal law, with a particular emphasis on corporate, environmental and medical criminal law and cybercrime. He has very broad experience, not only with corruption investigations and leading the defence in high-profile corruption cases, but also in criminal cases resulting from serious disasters.

Frits’ has a considerable reputation and substantial expertise in fraud cases. He has 18 years of managerial experience within specialist investigation units and more than 26 years of experience as an investigative attorney-at-law. What is more he has been a deputy judge criminal cases since 2003.

His clients are (inter)national companies, government organisations and their directors. They appreciate his capacity to supervise complex and lengthy criminal cases and his ability to prepare each necessary step along the way with great precision.

Frits also works on internal investigations pertaining to large fraud and bribery cases and advises on the liability of directors and supervisory directors.

According to The Legal 500, clients identify Frits as an outstanding criminal attorney-at-law:

“Frits Schneider is an excellent example of an experienced lawyer with the power of embracing a case as such that no time is wasted.”

“Absolute stand out is the capability to adapt and quickly shift gear when needed, even in the most complex cases.”  

“Frits Schneider is a one-of-a-kind person, combining solid procedural and legal knowledge with empathy and clear views on all aspects of the matter at hand.”

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Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
  • NVSA
Legal practice areas the Netherlands Bar’s register

Frits Schneider has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):


  • Criminal law


Based on this registration, Frits is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.