Laura completed a master's degree in Criminal Law, with a specialization in European Criminal Law and Human Rights, at Utrecht University. During her studies, Laura has worked as an intern and after that as a paralegal at JahaeRaymakers. Laura's interest in financial-economic sanction law is also reflected in her master's thesis concerning the duty for financial institutions to report integrity incidents.
During her studies, Laura gained experience as an volunteer in providing free legal advice at a local legal consultation office. Furthermore, during her studies, Laura was a board member of Ad Informandum, a study association for criminal law.