Robert Hein Broekhuijsen


Initially, Robert Hein Broekhuijsen (1958) specialized in (international) trade, transport and insurance law. In 2005, he joined the Serious Fraud office of the Public Prosecution Service, where, as a Public Prosecutor, he was in charge of various major fraud investigations, such as those against the members of the criminal organization involved in the Klimop real estate fraud, against a controversial business flipper, and against the former CEO of the Port of Rotterdam. He also led an extensive money laundering investigation against a Curacao bank. As partner at Ivy Advocaten, Robert Hein advises and assists corporations and (semi)public authorities in handling internal irregularities, he carries out and validates internal investigations, and he represents insurance companies in special cases. Furthermore, he is strategic advisor to various companies.

Additional relevant experience and positions

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ‘de Sleutels’ social housing association in Leiden
  • Alternate member of the Disciplinary Court of Appeal of the Dutch Bar
  • Member of the Advisory Board at the Institute for Financial Crime (IFFC)
  • Former CEO at SchutGrosheide and, following the merger with DLA International LLP initiated by him, Executive Board Member of this global law firm
  • Robert Hein has registered the following principal legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister): criminal law (strafrecht) and insurance law (verzekeringsrecht).