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Managing Partners: Diederik Schrijvershof, Martijn van de Hel
Number of partners: 2
Number of lawyers: 10
Languages: Dutch, English, German

Firm Overview:
Maverick Advocaten is the independent and leading competition law firm in the Netherlands. The team has vast experience at the top of the Dutch legal profession. The lawyers provide advice on Dutch and EU competition law, including cartels, abuse of dominance, (second phase) merger control, public procurement and cartel damage claims. They also frequently advise clients on economic regulation, consumer law and EU law (including state aid and unfair competition). The team regularly represents clients in proceedings before the Dutch and EU courts, the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets, the European Commission and the Dutch Healthcare Authority. Maverick Advocaten represents clients in a wide variety of sectors, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, agri and food, FMCG, energy, transport, retail, fintech, media and communications.

Recent Work:
■ Successfully representing 200 GPs in preliminary relief proceedings against healthcare insurer Zilveren Kruis for a higher reimbursement of GP care 2022/2023
■ Successfully assisting Eneco in obtaining approval from the ACM for the acquisition of Essent’s wholesale business activities
■ Representing ALLRAIL and FMN in civil proceedings against the Dutch State for the proposed awarding of the main rail network concession to the incumbent railroad company NS
■ Successfully representing Funda fending of an abuse of dominance complaint of a rival at the ACM
■ Representing a trade assocation of healthcare providers in appeal proceedings brought by healthcare insurer VGZ to challenge the fine imposed by the NZa (Dutch Healthcare Authority) for breaching healthcare contracting rules
■ Successfully assisting a landlord of retail premises in a dispute with insolvent department store Hudson’s Bay regarding alleged cartel conduct
■ Representing MKB Multifunds before the Court of Justice against the European Commission rejecting a complaint about state aid provided by the Dutch State to investment fund DVI
■ Assisting Mediq and Eurocept, two distributors of medical products and of medical home care, in obtaining approval from the ACM for their merger
■ Representation of British Airways in a contribution proceeding concerning damages claim relating to the alleged airfreight cartel
■ Successfully assisting OneMed, supplier of medical devices, in obtaining approval for the acquisition of MediReva Groep
■ Representing an association of distributors of background music in a claim for abuse of dominance against the Dutch collective management organization Buma/Stemra
■ Assisting Erasmus MC and IJsselland Ziekenhuis, two hospitals in Rotterdam, with obtaining merger clearance from the ACM
■ Successfully assisting energy company Innova in appeal proceedings before the court against a fine from the ACM for offering energy contracts for business purposes to self-employed workers
■ Assisting real-estate traders with a damages claim against the ACM after annulment of a fine by the highest court for alleged collusion
■ Representing Midac in a damages claim against the ACM after annulment of a fine by the court for alleged price-fixing involving forklift truck batteries
■ Winning preliminary relief proceedings on behalf of a mental healthcare provider challenging inadequate rates of municipalities
■ Representing H&S in the appeal procedure of the ACM against the annulment by the court of a fine for alleged collusion in the cold storage markets
■ Winning administrative proceedings against the NZa for cost covering acute mental healthcare rates on behalf of a mental healthcare provider
■ Assisting SPIE in obtaining European Commission clearance for the acquisition of Strukton Worksphere
■ Assisting a large cooperation of agricultural products on EU competition law, CAP-regulations and related distribution matters
■ Assisting in creating a level playing field for a producer of medical devices by obtained court rulings that eye drops and eye creams are medical devices and eligible for reimbursement under basic health insurance thereby

Key Clients:
Achmea, ADG, ALLRAIL, De Bijenkorf, Arkin, Eneco, Erasmus MC, Eurocept, Fource, Funda, FMN, GGNet, Gimv, H2 Equity Partners, H&S Group, Innova, Mediq, Midac, De Nederlandse GGZ, Nordian, OneMed, Parnassia Groep, Standard Investment, Van Loon Groep, Waterland

Contacts: 

■ Martijn van de Hel
Tel: +31 20 238 2002
Email: [email protected]

■ Diederik Schrijvershof
Tel: +31 20 238 2003
Email: [email protected]

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Competition/European Law
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Healthcare
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Netherlands

Competition/European Law


Diederik Schrijvershof
Band 4
Martijn Van de Hel
Band 3

Healthcare


Diederik Schrijvershof
Band 3

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Martijn Van de HelCompetition/European Law
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Diederik SchrijvershofCompetition/European Law

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