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Pels Rijcken

Competition/European Law

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What the team is known for

Strong practice noted for representing the Dutch state, municipalities and public bodies in the full spectrum of competition issues, including EU legislation and state aid matters. Also assists clients from the private sector with cartel litigation, frequently advising clients from the transport industry as defendants on follow-on damages proceedings.

Strengths

Clients describe an "excellent and strong team with a good mix of more experienced senior lawyers and very talented younger lawyers."

Work highlights

Assisted Daimler with pending damage actions before Dutch courts in connection with the 2016 decision of the European Commission regarding truck cartel damages.

Notable practitioners

Erik Pijnacker Hordijk 's work portfolio includes cartel damages claims and state aid cases. Clients highlight his succinct manner of counsel, one dubbing him a "straight talker," additionally praising his "assertive and persuasive litigation style." His client roster includes state bodies, airline companies and manufacturers.

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Competition/European Law

Pels Rijcken

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Location

New Babylon

Bezuidenhoutseweg 57

The Hague

South Holland

Netherlands

2594 AC

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Netherlands

Competition/European Law


Erik Pijnacker Hordijk
Band 1