Jouko practices corporate criminal law and deals with environmental crime, white collar crime and fraud. Apart from being an experienced litigator, Jouko also deals with internal investigations, compliance issues and regulatory.
In his sector focus on Construction, Financial Markets and Technology, and Heavy Industry (particularly companies that fall under the scope of the ‘Major Accidents Risks Decree’, Brzo 2015), Jouko is acting for constructors, logistics companies, waste processing companies, refineries, airline carriers, tech companies, pharmaceuticals, real estate companies, auditors and tax advisers and financial institutions. Jouko also represents their Boards and management
Jouko has extensive experience as a litigator in a wide range of criminal procedures, which include defending his clients against charges as diverse as tax fraud, fraud and wrong doings in the financial sector, environmental fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering, cybercrime, international sanctions and insolvency fraud. Apart from defending suspects, Jouko is experienced in asset tracing and recovery for natural and legal persons that have been victimized.
"Knowledge about criminal investigation procedures and about the authorities conducting them is essential to a lawyer and his client”
Before Jouko joined Ploum he worked for 16 years in the Public Prosecutors Office, of which he was a Prosecutor for 9 years. This means that he understands the needs at both sides and can effectively work with both parties’ interest at hand. In addition, Jouko has been appointed as a deputy judge to the court of The Hague.
Jouko Barensen has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):
Based on this registration, Jouko Barensen is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.
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