Firm Profile > Banning NV > 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Banning NV

Netherlands > EU and competition Tier 3

Banning NV ‘combines unique litigation and competition skills’ and is a ‘remarkable player in the south of The Netherlands’ for cartel litigation. The practice also acts for clients in the automotive, construction and postal sectors; key examples include dealer councils for Peugeot and Citroen, Vespa Piaggio and DHL. The group is led by ‘excellent sparring partnerMinos van Joolingen and includes associate Marcel Groothuismink. Martijn Jongmans is now at AKD.

Practice head(s):

Minos van Joolingen

Other key lawyers:


‘Banning is located in the south of the country and from that perspective alone is already a remarkable player in the competition law field. We have found the team to be very knowledgeable and experienced in the competition law area.’

‘Underrated team in competition litigation; unlike most firms, combine unique litigation and competition skills, are very sharp and direct to the point.’

‘Minos Van Joolingen is the only Dutch competition litigator able to explain in clear terms and layman’s language complex legal issues; very pragmatic and hands on.’

‘The service of Banning is very fast. The contact is friendly and not too formal, which makes the threshold to get in touch very low.’

‘One of the qualities which I appreciate most of the lawyers from Banning is that they are capable of translating complex legal matters into clear pieces of useful information. The advice is always written in a way comprehensible to the business partners, without leaving out essential legal details.’

‘Minos van Joolingen is our sparring partner and maybe that describes it best. Being a sparring partner rather than an external advisor from a theoretical perspective.’

‘Banning is always is up to date and keeps us informed about the main developments which are relevant for our organisation. They are very easy to contact and a dedicated specialist for our sector.’

‘Minos van Joolingen: open and easy to connect, a very good and pleasant sparring partner, knows the context on a national and international level and is a dedicated specialist for our sector.’

Key clients

Ricoh group

Udea / Ekoplaza

Perfetti van Melle

Dealer council Audi Volkswagen Seat Skoda


BOVAG trade association automotive industry

Hunkemöller International

Zero Motorcycles

BMN (Bouwmaterialen Nederland)

Vogel’s Holding


Van Wijnen group

Vespa Piaggio

Dealer council Citröen

Dealer council Peugeot

Dealer council Faldon (Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Jeep)




Brand Loyalty

Netherlands > Real estate

AKD provides ‘great knowledge’ and is ‘truly supportive in realising the objective’. It draws on expertise from its construction, project management, and environmental and planning law experts to offer broad expertise in relation to landmark real estate projects, disputes and general advisory matters. Marc Wintgens and Sven Billet head the team. Taco de Lange is a real estate notary. Frenk Huisman, who recently joined as partner from Baker McKenzie, was previously based in the Middle East, where he gained experience in property development and projects in various sectors. Martijn Jongmans joined from Banning NV.

Practice head(s):

Marc Wintgens; Sven Billet

Other key lawyers:


‘Excellent knowledge, honest and creative’.

‘Frenk Huisman has a good understanding of the data centre/real estate market in Amsterdam and is a valuable and capable legal advisor to have on your side’.

‘The team is takes the time to understand my business and our practical needs, goals and risk tolerances’.

‘They are able to provide valuable advice and guidance’.

‘Frenk Huisman is great to work with’.

‘They are very good lawyers and have in-depth and thorough knowledge of real estate law and the real estate sector’.

‘ Marc Wintgens is an excellent real estate lawyer’.

‘Marc Wintgens has a lot of experience, in-depth knowledge and excellent negotiation skills’.

Key clients


DW Partners



Green Real Estate

Development Company Greenport Venlo (DCGV)

M&G Real Estate



Kaan Architects

Several local Government agencies

A large number of Dutch housing companies


Epicenter Stockholm

Flow Real Estate

TB3 Investment


Several Hospitals



Greystar Real Estate Partners



Allianz Real Estate GmbH

Life Europe


Joint Owners of the Entrada Area

Department Name Email Telephone
Company Matthijs Steenpoorte
Compensation and benefits, employment taxation Jan-Willem de Tombe
Employment Marcus de Bont
Employment Jan-Willem de Tombe
EU and competition Minos van Joolingen
EU and competition Martijn Jongmans
Insolvency, restructuring and finance Matthijs Steenpoorte
Insolvency, restructuring and finance Jan Stadig
Intellectual property and IT Ranee van der Straaten
Intellectual property and IT Lidia Ritzema
Mergers and acquisitions Jan-Berend Möller
Mergers and acquisitions Gaby Heere
Privacy Wieger Weijland
Public procurement Martijn Jongmans
Real estate Marga van Gerwen
Supreme Court litigation Marc Janssen
Number of lawyers : 50
International Bar Association
Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle
Dutch Competition Association
Dutch Energy Association
International Trademark Association
European Communities Trade Mark Association
Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats
Association of European Trade Mark Owners
Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle
Inter-Pacific Bar Association
International Association of Defense Counsel
International Fiscal Association
Other offices : Amsterdam