Barbara van Straaten
‘“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird’

Barbara van Straaten (1989)

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Barbara van Straaten is a criminal defense lawyer with a special focus on the area of business & human rights. Previously, she worked as an associate at Allen & Overy LLP, in which capacity she gained experience in (international) dispute resolution and advising on corporate matters. Through this role she developed a broad view on the opportunities and challenges businesses face in the area of business & human rights law.

Barbara holds LLMs in International Criminal Law (cum laude), and Criminal Law from the University of Amsterdam. She followed part of her studies at Cambridge University (UK) and Columbia University (US). She has gained experience at the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the Dutch Permanent Mission to the Human Rights Council and the European Commission at the department of criminal procedural law.

Lawyer since 2014.

Email
Bvanstraaten@prakkendoliveira.nl