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 seen by clients as a go-to adviser on a wide ambit of high-profile and complex matters relating to the Dutch telecoms market. Its first-rate reputation is reflected by its work for a diverse range of clients, such as hardware manufacturers, MVNOs and MVNEs, OTT players and network providers. The team, which is ‘very well-connected to the client’s interests’, is prominent in high-profile projects, competition-related and regulatory matters, as well as patent cases and civil damages actions, among other key mandates. Pepijn Van Ginneken has a particular focus on telecoms regulatory issues, and is an expert in competition law in a communications context. He co-heads the team with Quinten Kroes, who advises on and litigates matters related to telecoms, media and data protection law. Another key name in the area is Remy Chavannes, who has ‘outstanding legal expertise spanning the telecom, media and digital landscapes’.