CSR

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM is socially responsible both within and outside the firm. MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.) believes that he has a responsibility, as corporate citizen, to help shape the future in a way that provides economic, ecological and social benefits for all. His initiatives in the area of corporate responsibility are many and varied across his business, but in all his activities, he seeks to behave in a way that consistently reinforces his business principles of (e)quality, unity and integrity.

People-oriented approach

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM’s people-oriented approach consists of the necessary internal processes aimed at equal treatment, inclusion and diversity and the support of socially relevant initiatives. The firm offers flexible working conditions and have invested substantially in technology to allow our people to work comfortably from home. Non-discrimination, equal treatment, inclusion, gender equality etc. are part of VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM’s recruitment policy. These are essential values of the firm.

Environmentally conscious

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM aims to respect the environment in all its endeavours.

The environmentally conscious approach starts with the pursuit of a paperless office. VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM has the necessary technological resources to limit print volume. In addition, the firm focus on recyclable and/or environmentally friendly office equipment, including plastic-free coffee and water cups.

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM is a leading niche law firm in the heart of the Netherlands. The firm is easily accessible by public transport and/or is equipped with shower facilities and changing rooms which are used by its people who commute to work by bicycle. The firm has chosen this location strategically to limit the amount of travel time for its people and its clients.

Pro Bono

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM’s commitment to social responsibility is demonstrated by the considerable value it places on doing pro bono work for organisations and people that pursue or support the public interest. The firm’s aim is to enhance access to legal assistance and make its knowledge and expertise available to organisations and people that lack the resources to obtain such services. VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM’s pro bono work focuses mainly on empowerment of economically disadvantaged individuals to become self-sufficient and gain access to education and healthcare. Empowerment gives them the opportunity to improve their quality of life and to participate fully in society.

The COVID-19 awareness function

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first reported in Wuhan, Hubei, China in December 2019, the outbreak was later recognized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020. The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is be well informed about the COVID-19 virus. Protect yourself and others from infection by washing your hands at-least 20sec and not touching your face. READ MORE

BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN, ATTORNEY

MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.), attorney at law, assists clients with criminal matters, administrative supervision and enforcement cases, and internal and external investigations. Cases involving accusations of fraud, bribery, money laundering, corruption or violations, financial mismanagement, of international sanctions seriously disrupt a client’s operations and damage their reputation. At a client’s request, MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.) can conduct internal investigations, advice, litigate and negotiate with regulators and the Public Prosecution Service. The attorney delivers swift solutions that address the underlying problems for urgent matters. Sometimes, his clients are injured by non-compliant conduct; sometimes they find themselves accused of the same.