Home People Maurits Schouten

Maurits Schouten


Maurits Schouten joined Pels Rijcken in 2023 as a member of the Criminal Law Department. He represents and defends the interest of the Dutch State in civil proceedings, including in relation to government liability, criminal seizure, human rights and the execution of penalties and measures. Maurits also advises various government agencies within the criminal justice system. The intersection of criminal law and civil law has his special interest.

Maurits studied law at Utrecht University and graduated cum laude from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam with a master's degree in law. In addition, in 2022 he obtained a bachelor in Theology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.