P. van der Vegt
Tomasso Albinonistraat 2
1083 HM Amsterdam
Mr P. (Pepijn) van der Vegt is a senior associate at Knoops’ advocaten.
Mr Van der Vegt provides advice and legal assistance to individuals and businesses in criminal cases, particularly involving international and European law. In addition, he handles cases regarding extradition, surrender and international transfer of sentences, and cases concerning government liability for human rights violations. Mr Van der Vegt focuses in particular on proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Council, the Court of Justice of the EU and other international judicial authorities. In addition, Mr Van der Vegt handles cases pertaining to the Knoops’ Innocence Project.
Before joining Knoops’ advocaten, Mr Van der Vegt worked inter alia at the War Reparations Centre, where he conducted research into effective legal protection in international law. Furthermore, he gave various courses to students of law and political science at the University of Amsterdam as a student lecturer. As part of his studies in law and philosophy at the University of Amsterdam, Mr Van der Vegt followed various courses at the University of Cambridge and the Università degli Studi di Bologna.
In addition to Dutch and English, Mr Van der Vegt is fluent in Italian.
Mr. Van der Vegt has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):
– Criminal law (financial-economic criminal law, international criminal law, military criminal law, extradition and surrender cases)
Based on this registration, he 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.
Mr Van der Vegt is a member of the Dutch Association of Young Defence Counsel (NVJSA).