André ten Broeke was admitted to the Dutch Bar in 1988, and after working as an attorney in criminal cases for 11 years, he joined Pels Rijcken in 1999. He is a member of the Criminal Law department and his work includes international criminal law (extradition and surrender, transfer of the enforcement of sentences), human rights, penitentiary law, claiming damages after criminal proceedings, and criminal (procedural) law. He represents and advises the Dutch State in preliminary relief proceedings and in proceedings on the merits. Local authorities seek his counsel on any number of issues related to criminal law. He also appears in criminal cases in which damages are being claimed on behalf of aggrieved government authorities and assists public sector respondents whose prosecution is requested.
André received his master’s degree in Dutch Law from the University of Amsterdam. He previously worked at Stuy c.s., Moskowicz and Seegers, Meijering, Ficq & Van Kleef. André is a member of the Dutch Society for International Criminal Law and the Dutch Lawyers Association. He writes for the Criminal Cases Handbook (Handboek voor Strafzaken) and Sdu Commentary on Criminal Proceedings.