Areas of focus include AML, anti-corruption, (tax-)fraud, environmental criminal law and on site dawn raid assistance.
- Representing Rabobank in the ongoing AML-investigation
- Acting for the former CEO of ABN AMRO in the ongoing AML-investigation
- Representing NAM in the criminal investigation into the gas production from the Groningen gas field causing earthquakes
- Counselling Albemarle through the OM portion of its foreign bribery investigation
What others say
"Marike Bakker stands out as practice head of Nauta’s fraud and white-collar crime department. She is a pleasure to work with, very knowledgeable and has a great strategic mind."
Legal 500 2023
"The advice has been accurate, timely and pragmatic. The service is fantastic and always timely, despite deadlines often being tight."
Chambers Europe 2023
"Very responsive and constructive to work with.She thinks in terms of solutions and not problems."
Chambers Europe 2022
"Marike Bakker is one of the top lawyers in the field of white-collar criminal defence; she has loads of experience and knows what is important to her clients."
The Legal 500 2022
Marike is a member of the Netherlands Association of Defence Counsels, the International Bar Association and the Women's White Collar Defense Association. She is also a member of the Steering Committee of the European Cambridge Forum on Financial Crime & Sanctions Risk Management.
Marike graduated from Utrecht University in 1994. She joined NautaDutilh as a partner in 2016.