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Martijn van Maanen

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BarentsKrans

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Corporate Litigation.

Position

Martijn van Maanen heads the corporate litigation practice group. His practice covers the full spectrum of corporate and commercial disputes, including M&A, antitrust damages, fraud on the market, parent and directors’ liability, and insolvency. Most of his work involves multiple jurisdictions. Martijn is highly experienced in class actions and mass damages settlements for plaintiffs and defendants e.g. Vie d’Or (bankruptcy of an insurer), James Hardie (asbestos compensation), Clara Wichmann/State of the Netherlands (human rights). His international client base includes large corporates, banks and executives. Many US and UK law firms seek him out as litigation counsel for complex disputes.

Career

Martijn started his career in 1996 at the Conflict Management Group, Cambridge Mass. In 1997 he became an attorney at Stibbe, since 2007 as a partner. Martijn joined BarentsKrans as a partner in 2009. He is head of the Corporate Litigation practice group. Furthermore, he is Lecturer/speaker for Grotius, SDU and Kluwer and author of several publications in law journals.

Languages

Dutch, English, German, French.

Member

Lecturer for Grotius, Insolad, Kluwer and other professional organisations on directors’ liability and parent liability

Education

University of Groningen, law degree, 1995 / Columbia Law School, LL.M, Stone Scholar, 1997.


Netherlands

Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

At BarentsKrans, Rieme-Jan Tjittes successfully defended claims against BP by Ballast Nedama in a €3m construction dispute. Martijn van Maanen is acting for litigation funding company, Cartel Damage Claims, in the sodium chlorate cartel, a Europe-wide cartel matter. William Schonewille is also a name to note. The team saw a number of changes: Annelies van der Ploeg was promoted to the partnership and Marjolein van Rest to senior associate. The group is also a key name for financial and Supreme Court litigation.

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EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

BarentsKrans’ competition and public procurement team is noted for its ‘efficiency and easy access to partners’ and its 'strong and thorough knowledge of competition law'. It is headed by the ‘practical' and ‘business-minded’ Joost Fanoy, who advises BCD Travel on all competition law aspects (behavioural and merger control) of the setup of a worldwide joint venture. Senior associate Gijs van Midden and cartel damage claims specialist Martijn van Maanen are also recommended.

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