Mr Ruben Elkerbout > Stek > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Leidseplein 29
1017 PS Amsterdam
Ruben Elkerbout photo

Work Department

Competition & Regulated Markets.


Ruben Elkerbout is partner in our Competition & Regulated Markets team. He advises and represents clients across numerous business sectors from aviation to consumer goods. His specific expertise includes complex multi-jurisdictional cartel litigation, leniency, internal investigations and dawn raids. Ruben also has ample experience with various distribution systems, e-tailing, dominance, state aid procedures and merger control. In addition, Ruben is a trusted advisor in the field of complex regulatory issues involving sector specific legislation.


2008: Stek; 2005: Stibbe.


Dutch, English.


Netherlands Bar.


University of Utrecht, University of Amsterdam (LL.M.).

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > EU and competition

Stek’s team, which is ‘young, talented and on top of its game’, is a key name in the market for antitrust litigation and cartel and consumer protection investigations. The group is also noted for its healthcare, technology, travel, energy, consumer goods and maritime sector expertise; clients include Atlas Air, L’Oréal and Samsung. Ruben Elkerbout and Berend Reuder jointly lead the competition team, and Jan Erik Janssen heads up the regulated markets group.