Mitchell Paardekooper studied criminal and civil law at the VU University (Amsterdam). From 2010 through 2013, Mitchell worked at Van Bavel Advocaten as a corporate defence lawyer. During that period he worked on cases involving criminal and internal investigations into real estate, construction and transportation companies. Afterwards he practised general criminal and procedural law. Mitchell joined our firm in 2016, where he mainly handles white-collar crime defence and sanctions law. Mitchell is a member of the Dutch Association for Young Defence Counsels (NVJSA).