Caroline de Sitter

Sjöcrona van Stigt lawyers

My Contact Information

Sjöcrona van Stigt lawyers
The Hague
Phone 1: + 31 70 346 74 742





Dutch Bar, 2005



Criminal Law at Leiden University, 2004

Post-graduate Criminal Law specialization at the Willem Pompe Institute of Utrecht University, 2012


Caroline de Sitter (admitted to the bar in 2005) mainly handles major fraud, general and international criminal cases. In addition, she regularly assists investigation officers during investigations into officer-involved shootings and other violent incidents.

Education and career

Caroline de Sitter studied Criminal Law at Leiden University. Following her graduation in 2004, she taught Criminal and Criminal Procedure Law at this university. In September 2005, she joined Sjöcrona ∙ van Stigt. In 2012, Caroline completed the post-graduate Criminal Law specialisation at the Willem Pompe Institute of Utrecht University.

Aside from her law practice, Caroline also runs the ‘Criminal (Procedure) Law News’ course of the permanent education programme for The Hague lawyers and teaches criminal procedure at the national vocational training for lawyers. She also educates post-graduates on extradition/surrender and mutual assistance in criminal matters.

In 2007-2008, Caroline chaired the Young Bar Association at the Supreme Court of the Netherlands.


Dutch and English

Member of

  • Nederlandse Vereninging van Strafrechtadvocaten (, Dutch Association of Defence Counsel)
  • International Bar Association (
  • European Criminal Bar Association (

Practice Areas

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Antitrust
  • Compliance Counseling
  • Corporate Crime
  • Environmental
  • Extradition
  • Healthcare
  • Internal Investigations
  • White Collar Crime