Gerard Spong is one of the most experienced attorneys in the Netherlands representing people charged with offences being dealt with in The Supreme Court. He has represented people in high-profile cases and has played an important role in the development of the law. As a celebration of his 40th anniversary as a criminal defense lawyer, a book called ‘Meesterlijk’ was launched to honor his work. In this book judges, Attorney Generals and lawyers talk about the role he played in ground-breaking judgements of the Supreme Court. Over a thousand of his cases have been published in legal literature.