Jillis Roelse


Sarphatistraat 370 - 1018 GW Amsterdam

+ 31 20 26 00 134     + 31 65 55 55 288     info@jillisroelse.nl

Roelse Law Firm

Roelse Law Firm

Founded in 1999 and located in the centre of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the law firm of Mr. Roelse is one of the nation’s best criminal law firms, dedicated soley to defending criminal cases & bringing quality representation. We defend clients charged with criminal offenses by developing strong & creative strategies, that will most effectively shape their cases. 

Mr. Roelse has been recognized as an outstanding trial lawyer, with 25 years of experience in criminal defense law. He has handled hundreds of criminal cases with positive results in a wide range of criminal charges.

Roelse provides legal assistance in criminal proceedings, before and during the court process. He represents both private individuals and legal entities that encounter issues of criminal law, by providing the highest quality of legal assistance. 

Our firm is concerned with protecting your rights and has the resources, the knowledge, the experience & the tenacity to help secure the most preferable outcomes possible.

Cases We Handle

Criminal Law:

Mr. Roelse has a well-earned reputation as one of the nation’s most effective criminal defense lawyers, with 25 years of experience in criminal defense law. He represents people charged with:

  • Drug-related crimes
  • Organized crime
  • White-collar crimes
  • Computer crimes
  • Fraud
  • Embezzelment

Corporate Criminal Law:

  • Forgery
  • Bankruptcy fraud
  • Transaction fraud
  • Bitcoin & crypto assets fraud
  • Fraud and deceit
  • Money-laundering
  • Bribery 
  • Environmental criminal law

If you or a loved one is in need of a criminal defense lawyer, contact our office for a free, no-obligation consultation. We are happy to welcome you at our office, located in the heart of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


'Mr. Roelse truly is a law magician. I could not have done for myself what my lawyer Mr. Roelse did. He represented me in a case, that left me with no hope. To win against the Dutch Prosecutor's Office required not only a deep understanding of criminal law, it required a warrior's spirit. Roelse stood by me, at all times. He is easy to get along with & puts you ánd your family in ease. He is available at áll times and welcomed my family on a Sunday morning. What Mr. Roelse has done for me, I will never forget.' - client (2023)

'Thanks to you: he is at home, it changes destinys for people, it surely does. We will be forever grateful for that' - client's family (2024)



mr. Jillis Roelse - Strafadvocatuur

Sarphatistraat 370
1018 GW Amsterdam

T + 31 20 26 00 134

M + 31 65 55 55 288


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