Mr Martijn van de Hel > Maverick Advocaten N.V. > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Maverick Advocaten N.V.


Martijn van de Hel has comprehensive experience of European and Dutch competition law. He has advised businesses in many sectors on different forms of collaboration such as joint ventures, distribution and franchise agreements and purchasing combinations. He also has considerable experience in leniency applications and with dawn raids and cartel investigations by the Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) and the European Commission. He is an experienced advisor on cartel-related damage claims (follow-on claims). Martijn has advised many businesses and public bodies on state aid and unfair competition from the government. He has supported many companies in notifying the ACM and the European Commission of mergers or takeovers. He lectures frequently at seminars and training institutes and has penned numerous articles. Martijn was a partner at Boekel De Nerée before becoming a co-founder of Maverick Advocaten N.V.


Dutch and English

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences

(Next Generation Partners)

Martijn van de HelMaverick Advocaten N.V.

Maverick Advocaten N.V. is known for its competition law and litigation work concerning regulatory issues in the healthcare sector. A ‘To-the-point adviser who understands the complexity of decision-making processes within healthcare organisations’, Martijn Van De Hel advises healthcare organisations on the competition law aspects of setting up a cooperation and represents healthcare organisations in the approval proceedings at the NZA and ACM in case of a merger, takeover or the creation of a joint venture. With ‘overwhelming knowledge of the healthcare business’, Diederik Schrijvershof is sought out by both healthcare and pharmaceutical sector companies for advice on competition law and regulation.

Netherlands > EU and competition

(Leading individuals)

Martijn van de HelMaverick Advocaten N.V.

Maverick Advocaten N.V. is a Dutch boutique firm specialising in competition, procurement and regulated markets. In relation to competition law, the firm covers cartel investigations and anti-competitive allegations, transactions with a focus on regulated markets involving merger control proceedings and phase II notifications, and competition litigation. The practice is headed by Diederik Schrijvershof, who has experience applying competition expertise to a range of sectors including agriculture, healthcare and life sciences, and public transport, and Martijn van de Hel, ‘a fantastic lawyer’, who specialises in dealing with ACM and EC investigations. Cyriel Ruers recently joined the firm from Allen & Overy LLP and focuses on competition law, market regulation and consumer protection.