Mr Diederik Schrijvershof > Maverick Advocaten N.V. > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Maverick Advocaten N.V.


Diederik has experience in all areas of European and Dutch competition law. Diederik has extensive experience with complex merger control issues, including second phase proceedings at both the European Commission and the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets. He also assisted companies during dawn raids. Diederik submitted leniency applications to these authorities besides working on cartel investigations and proceedings. He advised companies on co-operation and distribution agreements and allegations of abuse of a dominant position. Diederik is familiar with the ins and outs of competition law in various sectors. Seconded to Shell as antitrust counsel he gained experience with competition law in the oil and gas industry. He also has in depth knowledge of the healthcare and pharmaceutical sector. In 2010 and 2011 he was employed as a regulator by the Dutch Healthcare Authority. He is a frequent speaker and contributor to journals on competition law. Diederik is one of the founding partners of Maverick Advocaten N.V


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Netherlands > Industry focus: telecoms

Maverick 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.

Netherlands > Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences

(Next Generation Partners)

Diederik SchrijvershofMaverick Advocaten N.V.

Maverick Advocaten N.V. has a notable track record in the healthcare sector and assists clients including hospitals and pharmaceuticals companies with complex transactions and collaborations, administrative proceedings and regulatory regimes. The team also has expertise in competition rules within the sector and handles merger proceedings before the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets; Diederik Schrijvershof and Martijn van de Hel are highly regarded experts in this area.

Netherlands > EU and competition

Maverick 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.