Pepijn van Ginneken > Brinkhof > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Brinkhof
Grote Bickersstraat 74-78
1013 KS
Netherlands

Work Department

Competition / European Law

Position

Partner

Career

Pepijn van Ginneken (partner) is a specialist in competition, EU law and regulated industries. He has considerable experience of representing national and international clients before the Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM), the European Commission and the Dutch and European courts, including litigating and pleading a substantial number of cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union. Pepijn has particular specialist expertise in regulated sectors such as telecoms, media, technology, healthcare and energy.

Pepijn lectured competition law at Leiden University and Grotius Academy Nijmegen. Publications include articles in Oxford Journal of European Competition Law and Practice.

Memberships

Competition Law Association; European Law Association; International League of Competition Law.

Education

Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (1993); JD Leiden (1995); Allen & Overy (1998-2004); Agent of Dutch government at Court of Justice (2005-2007).

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: telecoms

Brinkhof is particularly active in contentious matters and is at the forefront of litigation in the telecoms sector. The group also handles corporate, consumer and privacy enforcement matters. Quinten Kroes is a key name for drafting and negotiating key commercial contracts in the TMT sector. Pepijn van Ginneken, who jointly heads the practice with Kroes, focuses on telecoms competition and regulatory matters. Remy Chavannes’ practice spans the intersection of telecoms, media and copyright law.

Netherlands > EU and competition

With ‘a hands-on mentality, excellent knowledge and a personal touch’, Brinkhof is a key contact in the market for domestic and international clients in the technology, telecoms, energy, postal, pharmaceuticals and healthcare sectors. The group is also experienced in merger clearance proceedings and cartel claims; it recently represented Heineken in follow-up claims relating to the international truck cartel. Pepijn van Ginneken and Quinten Kroes jointly lead the practice, which also includes Remy Chavannes and Daan de Lange.