J.C. Dekkers, LL.M.


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Jantien Dekkers LL.M. represents individuals and companies in both financial-economic and general criminal cases. Before joining De Roos & Pen she worked in the Corporate Criminal Law team of Houthoff Buruma, where she advised large corporations on criminal matters and was involved in performing internal investigations.
Dekkers graduated cum laude in both criminal and civil law. During her studies she worked as a clerk at the District Court of Maastricht and lectured at the university. Among other subjects she has specialized in forensic investigations and evidence. In 2013 she published the book ‘Forensic familial DNA searching examined: Forensic & human rights safeguards for criminal investigations into genetic family relationships’Dekkers is also an author for the SDU commentaries on criminal law.
Legal 500 has described Dekkers as a ‘rising star‘ in their 2020 rankings: ‘smart, knowledgeable, experienced, and very responsive‘.

Dekkers 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, she 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.