About Vincent de Bruijn

Vincent de Bruijn is a partner and a corporate crime and investigations lawyer, specialising in the follow-up of potential irregularities at companies. Vincent advises companies and individuals on compliance issues relating to breaches of internal policies, corruption, anti-money laundering legislation, economic sanctions and export controls.

Vincent is an expert on complex, cross-border internal investigations. As such, he is able to provide his clients with strategic advice on important aspects as scoping, methodology and reporting, in the context of various legal and regulatory frameworks. He has conducted large-scale eDiscovery projects, working together with IT-specialists and forensic auditors. Vincent has developed specific expertise on financial reporting obligations and audit standards, and is therefore perfectly able to advise on the broad impact of irregularities on statutory audits, and navigate internal investigations through increased auditor’s scrutiny.

Vincent also acts as criminal defence attorney. He has assisted companies and individuals at every stage of criminal proceedings, from first interrogations up to supreme court litigation. Vincent was also involved in complex, cross-border settlements with the Dutch prosecution service.

Vincent regularly publishes on criminal law, internal investigations and related matters. He also acted as guest lecturer at for instance the Vrije Universiteit. He also has bachelor diploma’s in physics and mathematics.

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  • University van Amsterdam: Bachelor Law
  • University van Amsterdam: Master Commerciële Rechtspraktijk (cum laude)
  • University van Amsterdam: Master public law: criminal law
  • University van Amsterdam (exchange with Freie Universität Berlin): Bachelor of Physics and Astronomy (cum laude)
  • University van Amsterdam (exchange with Freie Universität Berlin): Bachelor of Mathematics (cum laude)
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands

Vincent de Bruijn 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, Vincent 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.