Mr Robin Struijlaart > Loyens & Loeff > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Loyens & Loeff
FRED ROESKESTRAAT 100
1076 ED AMSTERDAM, PO BOX 71170
1008 BD AMSTERDAM
Netherlands

Work Department

Competition & Regulatory

Position

Senior Associate, Attorney at Law

Career

Robin Struijlaart is a member of the Competition & Regulatory practice group. He specialises in EU and competition law. He has experience in proceedings before the EU and Dutch (competition and other) authorities and judiciary, as well as advisory work, regarding the application of the EU and Dutch competition law rules (cartel prohibition, prohibition on abuse of a dominant position and merger control) and other matters relating to EU law. He is also frequently involved in the coordination of multi-jurisdictional merger filings before competition authorities in and outside the European Union. Prior to joining Loyens & Loeff, he worked as an associate in the Brussels office of a major US law firm.

Robin has been a guest lecturer on merger control at the University of Utrecht, in the context of the International Corporate Law & Business Transactions LL.M., since 2006. He regularly publishes on competition law-related subjects in Dutch and international periodicals.

Languages

Dutch, English, French, German

Memberships

Robin is a member of the Dutch Competition Law Association (Vereniging voor Mededingingsrecht), the International Bar Association and the Life Sciences team.

Education

LL.M degree in European Legal Studies, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium, 2001
European law (law degree), Tilburg University, the Netherlands, 2000
Studies at Ruprecht-Karl University, Heidelberg, Germany, 1998

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > EU and competition

Loyens & Loeff‘s competition and regulatory practice is ‘very pragmatic and solution driven‘ with significant experience in the life sciences, healthcare and food sectors. The firm’s client roster includes Bayer, Achmea, AND ZN. The team is led by Marc Wiggers and Gert-Wim van de Meent, who represented 3i in relation to the competition aspects of its successful bid and subsequent acquisition of Joulz. Other key members of the team include Marc Custers, Robin Struijlaart, senior associates Natasja Brusik and Joost Dibbits.