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Martha Brinkman

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Work +31 20 5305212
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Stek

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Energy and Litigation.

Position

Martha is an energy law and regulated markets expert. Martha advises on sector specific regulation and litigates in energy regulatory civil and administrative law proceedings. Martha has extensive experience acting on behalf of grid operators, energy suppliers and industrial customers in complex regulatory disputes, energy related projects and drafting contracts. Martha was co-author of the section on energy regulatory developments in the Netherlands Journal for Energy Law for many years. Martha is currently a contributor to the International Law Office.

Career

2006: Clifford Chance; 2007: Stek (Counsel per 1 July 2017).

Languages

Dutch, English, Polish.

Member

Netherlands Bar (2006), Netherlands Energy Law Association

Education

University of Leiden, Boston University (School of Law).


Netherlands: Energy

Regulatory

Within: Regulatory

The ‘outstanding’, ‘efficient’ team at Stek works to ‘very tight deadlines’; it is especially strong in litigation. ‘Trustworthy’, ‘practical and very thorough’ group head Jan Erik Janssen has ‘excellent regulatory and business knowledge’; counsel Stephanie Dielemans is ‘precise, accurate and committed’. Counsel Martha Brinkman is also recommended. Clients include Dong Energy, Eneco, Liander and Stedin.

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