Eva’s expertise focuses on all facets of international trade law. She advises clients on, inter alia, the sanction risks of cross-border transactions and related export control regulations. Furthermore, Eva has experience in drafting and improving compliance programs, assisting with license applications for the export of strategic goods and conducting internal investigations with regard to sanctions and export controls. Besides that, Eva is also active within the criminal law practice of BenninkAmar Advocaten.
Eva obtained her bachelor’s degree in law, with a specialization in international and European law, from the University of Groningen, after which she studied for six months in England at the University of Sheffield. In 2020, Eva obtained her master’s degree in international trade and investment law from the University of Amsterdam. Whilst studying, Eva participated in the Amsterdam Law Clinic, where she conducted research and provided pro bono legal advice. Eva wrote her master thesis about US sanctions under Title III of the Helms-Burton Act and the extent in which European operators in Cuba can be adequately protected by the EU Blocking Regulation and through the use of the WTO dispute settlement system.
During her masters, Eva completed two internships at international law firms, one focusing on competition & trade and one focusing on litigation & dispute resolution.
Eva joined BenninkAmar Advocaten in July 2020 and she was sworn in as a lawyer in August 2021.