Enide Perez (admitted to the Bar in 1997) specializes in fraud cases, such as money laundering and corruption cases, and in economic criminal cases, amongst which H&S and environmental criminal cases. She advises companies and managers on possible criminal liabilities and the prevention thereof (compliance). She provides advice on internal investigations and analyses criminal law risks. Enide will counsel her clients during all stages of a criminal case, from its inception during ‘raids’ (searches), during interviews by special investigation services such as the Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (‘FIOD’), during negotiations with the Public Prosecutor’s office, settlements and, of course, in court.
Legal 500 2021: ‘Enide Perez is always available with practical solutions and help. She is a quick thinker full of knowledge on both criminal law and business practice. Her legal advice is always excellent.’
‘Very disciplined, profound analyses, clear advice.’
Legal 500 2020: ‘Enide Perez is a strong powerful lawyer who is always on top of the case. She give excellent legal advice and is always available.‘
Who’s Who legal 2019: Enide Perez is a business crime specialist, highly regarded for her experience in advising corporates and individuals on potential criminal liabilities and compliance programmes.
And: Enide Perez receives glowing praise from peers who hail her as a "strong litigation
lawyer" and praise her "detailed knowledge" in economic crime matters.
Who’s Who Legal 2018: Enide Perez is a standout lawyer, described by one peer as “one of the strongest names” in the field.
Education and career
Enide studied criminal law at the University of Amsterdam. She went on to work for our Rotterdam offices for five years, until 2002, when she joined Stibbe in Amsterdam, until mid-2008. Since June 2008, she has been a partner at Sjöcrona Van Stigt and she works from our offices in Rotterdam. Enide completed the post-graduate Criminal Law specialisation at the Willem Pompe Institute of Utrecht University.
Enide is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) where she was Co-Chair of the Criminal Law Committee in the period 2017 – 2018. She is also a member of the Dutch Association of Criminal Defence Counsel.
She frequently speaks at international conferences on topics regarding (international) corporate criminal law, and she regularly gives lectures on legal privilege issues.
Until 2020 she was editor for the Sanctions Law & Company magazine (Tijdschrift voor Sanctierecht & Onderneming) which she initiated in 2011.
Dutch and English
Enide Perez is listed in the area of law register of the Dutch Bar Association as a specialist in the field of Criminal Law. This specialisation for instance includes:
- Financial criminal law,
- Environmental criminal law,
- Working conditions criminal law,
- Common criminal law, including corruption and money laundering cases,
- Criminal Tax Law.
According to the standards of the Dutch Bar Association, Enide Perez annually obtains at least ten educational credits in the field of this specialisation.
- Nederlandse Vereniging vanStrafrechtadvocaten (www.nvsa.nl, Dutch Association of Defence Counsel)
- International Bar Association (www.ibanet.org)
- The Dutch Chapter of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association (“WWCDA”). For more information visit: http://wwcda.org/.