Firm Profile > Maverick Advocaten N.V. > Amsterdam, Netherlands
Maverick Advocaten N.V. Offices
BARBARA STROZZLIAAN 360
1083 HN AMSTERDAM
Maverick Advocaten N.V. > The Legal 500 Rankings
EU and competition Tier 3Maverick Advocaten N.V. is a boutique law firm with significant expertise in advising clients in competition law and regulated markets, specifically healthcare, telecoms and postal markets. Martijn van de Hel has a 'thorough knowledge of competition law' and jointly leads the practice with Diederik Schrijvershof; both are advising two large hospitals in the Rotterdam region (Erasmus MC and IJsselland Hospital) with their merger procedure at the Dutch Healthcare Authority (NZa) and ACM.
‘I admire Martijn for his drive, thorough knowledge of competition law and to get the most out of each case. In addition, he often comes up with creative solutions and approaches‘.
‘The team members are keen on reaching the most practical solutions for their clients’ complex business and legal challenges. Despite working in a leading law firm in the field of regulatory and competion law, they remain approachable‘.
Scotch & Soda
Van Loon Groep
‘In depth knowledge, accuracy, creativity, easy accessible.’
‘Focused boutique firm with broad knowledge of the healthcare industry. Proactive and service minded.’
‘Martijn van de Hel is a responsive, practical and knowledgeable lawyer who is not afraid to take a stance.’
‘Diederik Schrijvershof is a smart lawyer who can act as a liaison towards authorities with seniority.’
‘Small, dedicated, focused, service oriented, experienced.’
‘First time right, total and pro-active support.’
‘Maverick is capable of providing excellent professional advice in a timely fashion, safeguarding our interests but also considering cost-effectiveness and practicability. The team is diverse and pleasant to work with.’
‘Martijn van de Hel is approachable and able to quickly place your request for advice in the right context. You can expect solid well-considered advice from him in a short time-frame.’
‘The partners Diederik Schrijvershof and Martijn van der Hel are very kind people who are modest and approachable. This makes them the perfect board room lawyer, because their knowledge of competition law is above any doubt.’
De Forensische Zorgspecialisten
de Nederlandse GGZ
European Dental Group
Nederlandse Tandartsen Coöperatie
Zorg van de Zaak
Industry focus: telecoms Tier 3Maverick Advocaten N.V. focuses on TMT matters and provides expertise in competition law, regulatory frameworks, data protection and a range of administrative proceedings to its telecoms, media and content provider clients. Diederik Schrijvershof and Martijn van de Hel jointly head up the practice; their work includes net neutrality mandates and competition issues in the transport sector. Bas Braeken has departed to bureau Brandeis.
‘The team is unique as they don’t limit their service to solving legal issues; they act as a valuable sparring partner and advisor in complex strategic legal matters.’
‘Diederik Schrijvershof has great expertise in the competition law field, provides practical advice and understands business needs.’
‘Dedicated competition law practice, no clients on other areas so less conflicts.’
‘Martijn van de Hel is valued sparring partner, a strategic adviser on how to approach the Dutch competition authority and draws comparisons with competition law situations in other sectors.’
Maverick Advocaten N.V. > Firm Profile
The firm: Maverick Advocaten is the leading independent competition boutique law firm in the Netherlands. Clients reach out to the firm with all their questions regarding the powers of the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM), the European Commission and the Dutch Healthcare Authority (NZa). Maverick Advocaten was founded by Bas Braeken, Diederik Schrijvershof and Martijn van de Hel, all-round specialists in competition law with experience gained at top law firms in the Netherlands. With more than ten full-time fee-earners advising on competition law Maverick Advocaten has one of the largest competition practices in the Netherlands. Together it possesses all the necessary knowledge and skills to provide clients with an optimal service in cases involving competition law and all aspects of sector-specific regulation.
Areas of practice: Maverick Advocaten is active in the full breadth of Dutch and European competition law. Maverick Advocaten is also known for its experience in the field of regulated markets (postal, telecoms, healthcare) as well as procurement law. It assists a large number of clients, varying from family-owned companies, small and medium-sized companies to international stock-listed companies. Maverick Advocaten is especially known for its expertise and track record in relation to (i) large cartel investigations/alleged anti-competitive conduct (also including assistance with dawn raids and internal investigations), (ii) complex collaborations/transactions including (complex) merger control proceedings (covering inter alia remedies and phase II decisions) and (iii) high-value competition and regulatory litigation, including follow-on cartel damage proceedings.
|Dutch and European competition law (including advising on all aspects of horizontal and vertical agreements, merger control, cartel investigations and abuse of dominance cases)|
|Regulated markets (such as telecoms, healthcare, energy, post and transport)|
|Antitrust and regulatory litigation (proceeding on behalf of a wide range of clients on general competition law issues as well as on sector-specific regulation)|
|Ms Leyla Bozkurt||Leyla is specialised in European and Dutch procurement law. Leyla assists contracting…||View Profile|
|Mr Wouter Jans||Wouter joined Maverick in September 2018. During his double bachelor and master…||View Profile|
|Mr Ramesh Kaushik||Ramesh obtained a bachelor’s degree in law in 2015. During his studies…||View Profile|
|Ms Annabel Kingma||View Profile|
|Ms Jeanne Plettenburg||Jeanne Plettenburg (admitted to the bar in 2016) advises on (European) competition…||View Profile|
|Ms Reshmi Rampersad||Réshmi has been working as associate at Maverick Advocaten since August 2019.…||View Profile|
|Mr Diederik Schrijvershof||Diederik has experience in all areas of European and Dutch competition law.…||View Profile|
|Mr Martijn van de Hel||Martijn van de Hel has comprehensive experience of European and Dutch competition…||View Profile|