Sjöcrona - van Stigt

Enide Perez



Partner, admitted to the Bar in 1997


Dutch and English


  • University of Amsterdam (criminal law)
  • Willem Pompe Institute of Criminal Law (specialisation course in criminal law, postgraduate)

Additional positions

  • 2011 - 2020 co-editor-in-chief and later editor Tijdschrift voor Sanctierecht & Compliance voor Ondernemingen, since 2015 called: Tijdschrift voor Sanctierecht & Onderneming (Sanctions Law & Company Magazine)
  • 2017 - 2019 lecturer VU Financial-Economic Criminal Law Course
  • 2017 - 2018 co-chair Criminal Law Committee, International Bar Association (IBA)

About Enide Perez

Enide Perez focuses mainly on fraud and corruption cases, economic criminal cases such as working conditions and environmental criminal cases, and medical criminal cases.
She advises companies and executives on potential criminal liabilities and how to prevent them, and provides legal assistance to companies and individuals at all stages of a criminal case; from the very beginning during ‘raids’ (searches), during interrogations by the police or special investigation services such as FIOD, NVWA, NLA, during negotiations with the Public Prosecution Service on settlements and punishment orders and, of course, at court.
Enide also regularly conducts criminal proceedings involving the protection of lawyers’, notaries’ or doctors’ privilege.
She has a large international network and is regularly engaged by lawyers abroad in international criminal cases.

She has both perfect industry and legal insight and knowledge. Knows that her clients can be nervous and knows how to give them confidence.

The Legal 500 - 2023, 2022

Education and career

Enide studied Criminal Law at the University of Amsterdam. She then worked for five years, until November 2002, at our Rotterdam office and then for more than five years in the criminal section at Stibbe. She returned to Sjöcrona – van Stigt in June 2008, where she has since worked as a partner and member of the partnership from our Rotterdam office. Enide attended the postgraduate specialisation course in criminal law at the Willem Pompe Institute of Utrecht University.

Enide frequently speaks at international conferences on topics in the field of (corporate) criminal law and she regularly gives lectures on the privilege of professional secrecy. She regularly gives lectures to companies on how to act in the event of raids/dawn raids.

From 2011 to 2020, Enide was co-editor-in-chief and later editor of the Tijdschrift voor Sanctierecht & Compliance voor Ondernemingen, founded in 2011 (since 2015: Tijdschrift voor Sanctierecht & Onderneming ‘Sanctions Law & Company Magazine).
From 2016 to 2018, she was one of the lecturers at the VU Financial-Economic Criminal Law Course. From 2017 to 2018, she was co-chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the International Bar Association.

Enide Perez is registered in the Register of Jurisdictions of the Netherlands Bar as a specialist in Criminal Law. This specialism includes:

  • Financial-economic criminal law
  • Environmental criminal law
  • Working conditions criminal law
  • Common criminal law, including corruption and money laundering cases
  • Fiscal criminal law

Enide Perez obtains a minimum of ten training points in the field of this specialisation every calendar year according to the standards of the Netherlands Bar.

Very disciplined, profound analyses, clear advice. Enide Perez is a strong powerful lawyer who is always on top of the case. She gives excellent legal advice and is always available. Always has a really good grasp of the underlying issues behind a matter. She is quick, bright and good with clients.

The Legal 500 - 2020, 2021

Member of

  • Dutch Association of Defence Counsel (NVSA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • (The Dutch branch of) the Women’s White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA)