Sworn in: 1993
Eugène Rosier always puts the interests of his clients first. He is analytical and tenacious, which means he is able to achieve an optimal result for his clients. Eugène considers the client as a person and takes account in his analysis of the client’s exceptional and non-financial interests.
Eugène is particularly involved in assisting entrepreneurs and businesses in disputes with authorities, such as environmental departments and the Tax and Customs Administration. These range from tax audits that are not progressing smoothly to investigations by the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service. An integral assessment of current or likely disputes, including tax and other liability proceedings, is paramount in this respect. Eugène has a special focus on professional practitioners (tax consultants, accountants and civil-law notaries) who are held liable by authorities or current and former clients because of their performance.
After his training, Eugène worked for several years as a tax consultant. He subsequently focused on litigation, in which he gained wide practical experience. He was for many years active as deputy justice of the tax division at the court of appeal in The Hague and has been an arbitrator at the Netherlands Arbitration Institute in Rotterdam for many years.
He is also a tutor at Maastricht University, where he teaches the ‘introduction to tax-related procedure’ in the Master programme. He gives regular guest lectures to specific professional groups, as well as in-house lectures. He is also one of the initiators of the ‘privatissimum formeel belastingrecht’, a platform for procedural tax law experts. Eugène is chair of the First World War Study Centre Foundation.