Maaike Coenen

Maaike Coenen has worked at Hertoghs advocaten since September 2015 and has been registered as an attorney since August 2016. She specialises in tax litigation and criminal cases relating to white collar crime.

Maaike graduated in criminal law at Utrecht University. She wrote her thesis on trial by media, focusing mainly on the mitigating or aggravating influence trial by media may have on the determination of the sentence. She was a board member of Sirius law study association of Utrecht Law College. She also worked as an intern at the Public Prosecutor’s Office, focusing mainly on human trafficking cases.

During her studies she won several advocacy competitions, amongst which the first Hertoghs’ National Advocacy Competition in 2013. She completed an internship at Hertoghs and started working for Hertoghs after she graduated.

Maaike specialises in tax litigation and criminal cases. She assists clients who are suspected of white collar crime, such as fraud (tax fraud, embezzlement, forgery), corruption and money laundering. In this context she also has experience in confiscation cases.


Liberal arts and sciences, University College Utrecht, graduated cum laude in 2012

Dutch law, Utrecht Law College, graduated with honors in 2013

Criminal law, Utrecht University , graduated cum laude in 2015

Memberships and committees

Admitted to the Dutch Bar since 2016

Member of the Dutch association of young tax attorneys



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