Irene Polieri is an associate in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the firm’s International Trade and White Collar Defense and Investigations practice groups.
Irene advises on compliance with UK, EU and U.S. sanctions and export control regulations, trade policy, as well as other aspects of international trade at the intersection of foreign policy and national security. Irene has experience advising companies across different sectors including banking and financial institutions, energy, information technology, defense, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Irene’s acts on matters before His Majesty’s Treasury’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and her practice ranges from regulatory and compliance advisory, advice in the context of transactions, to investigations and voluntary self-disclosures.
Irene is recognized by The Legal 500 UK 2024 for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime.
Irene is a dual-qualified attorney in New York and England & Wales, and is registered on the Roll of Solicitors in the Republic of Ireland.
Irene earned her BA in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford and also holds a BA in International Politics from King’s College London. She is fluent in Italian and English.
University of Law - 2020 LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management
University of Oxford - 2019 BA (Hons) Jurisprudence
King's College London - University of London - 2016 Bachelor of Arts
England & Wales - Solicitor
New York Bar