Irene Spierings works in the Financial Law group and advises international and national financial institutions, such as banks, insurance companies and investment firms, on financial supervisory law and administrative and criminal law enforcement in a broad sense. Previously, Irene was a member of NautaDutilh’s Fraud & White Collar Crime team (criminal law) where she advised and represented (inter)national companies, financial institutions, auditors and governmental authorities on complex (inter)national matters concerning (anti-)money laundering, (anti-)corruption, fraud, forensic investigation, sanctions legislation and environmental and economic crime (i.a. Economic Offences Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, Sanctions Act, EWSR) and labour accidents.
Irene studied at Leiden University, where she completed the Master's programme in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. Irene graduated in 2017 on money laundering, in particular on the question of guilt in money laundering.
During her studies, Irene worked for a long time as a court clerk at the District Court of The Hague and after her studies she was a lecturer at Leiden University in the Criminal Law Department. Irene joined NautaDutilh in January 2019 and has been admitted to the Amsterdam Bar Association.