Iris Barsan

Iris Barsan

Baker & McKenzie A.A.R.P.I.


Iris Barsan joined Baker McKenzie in October 2019 after practicing as a lawyer in a Franco-German law firm. Prior to that, Iris worked for several years in the legal department of the Prudential Control and Resolution Authority and as a financial lawyer in a French banking group (insurance and investment banking).

Iris holds a doctorate in French and German law, an LL.M. from the University of Cologne and is a former student of the ENA (Willy Brandt promotion). In addition to her practice as a lawyer, Iris is an assistant professor at the University of Paris XII. She teaches company law (French, European and comparative), European business law, financial regulation and personal data and new technologies law.

Practice Focus

Iris mainly advises clients in banking and financial regulation related matters as well as in compliance.


  • University of Cologne (LL.M. and Doctorate)
  • University of Paris (Pantheon-Sorbonne) (Master 1, Master 2 and Doctorate)
  • Ecole Nationale d'Administration in Paris


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Romanian