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BARBARA STROZZLIAAN 360, 1083 HN AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
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Work +31 20 238 20 01
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www.maverick-law.com

Martijn van de Hel

Tel:
Work +31 20 238 2002
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Maverick Advocaten N.V.

Position

Martijn van de Hel has comprehensive experience of European and Dutch competition law. He has advised businesses in many sectors on different forms of collaboration such as joint ventures, distribution and franchise agreements and purchasing combinations. He also has considerable experience in leniency applications and with dawn raids and cartel investigations by the Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) and the European Commission. He is an experienced advisor on cartel-related damage claims (follow-on claims). Martijn has advised many businesses and public bodies on state aid and unfair competition from the government. He has supported many companies in notifying the ACM and the European Commission of mergers or takeovers. He lectures frequently at seminars and training institutes and has penned numerous articles. Martijn was a partner at Boekel De Nerée before becoming a co-founder of Maverick Advocaten N.V.

Languages

Dutch and English


Netherlands

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Maverick Advocaten N.V.’s team is rated by clients for its ‘trustworthy and no-nonsense approach’. Martijn van de Hel successfully represented 55 real estate traders in administrative proceedings regarding the annulment of a €15m cartel fine imposed by the ACM arising from allegations of collusion in foreclosure auctions. Bas Braeken is assisting Sandd with a number of regulatory and competition matters, including a complaint brought against postal operator PostNL before the ACM alleging abuse of dominance. Diederik Schrijvershof is also recommended.

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Netherlands: Industry focus

Healthcare and life sciences

Within: Healthcare and life sciences

The ‘fast, well-connected’, ‘very alert’ team at competition boutique Maverick Advocaten N.V. is headed by the ‘courageous’, ‘strategic and to-the-pointDiederik Schrijvershof. Martijn van de Hel assisted Parnassia Groep and Stichting Antes with obtaining competition approval for their merger. Bayer and Omega Pharma are also clients.

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Telecoms

Within: Telecoms

Competition boutique Maverick Advocaten N.V. has excellent regulatory capabilities. T-Mobile instructed Bas Braeken on numerous matters, including its appeal against the competition authority’s decision to regulate its call termination rates using a certain cost-allocation method. Martijn van de Hel is also recommended.

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