Maverick Advocaten

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Managing Partners: Diederik Schrijvershof, Martijn van de Hel
Number of partners:
2 Number of lawyers: 11
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 :
■ Representing FMN in preliminary proceedings against the Dutch State for the proposed awarding of the main rail network concession to the incumbent railroad company NS
■ Representing MKB Multifunds before the General Court 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
■ Representation of Omring and Vrijwaard, two elderly care providers, in obtaining second phase merger clearance from the ACM
■ Assisting Erasmus MC and IJsselland Ziekenhuis, two hospitals in Rotterdam, with obtaining merger clearance from the ACM
■ 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 for the Dutch Mental Healthcare Association and 19 members against five healthcare administration offices for insufficient long-term care rates
■ 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
■ Representing International Bon Ton Toys in preliminary relief proceedings challenging anticompetitive provisions in a licensing agreement of Dromenjager
■ Representing a landlord of retail premises in a dispute with insolvent department store Hudson’s Bay regarding alleged cartel conduct
■ Representation 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 a legal insurance company with its complaint at the ACM about an alleged infringement of the cartel prohibition by the Dutch Bar
■ Assisting transport companies Peter Appel and Simon Loos in obtaining ACM’s approval for their merger
■ Assisting a large cooperation of agricultural products on EU competition law, CAP-regulations and related distribution matters
■ Assisting GroentenFruit Huis with COVID-19 compensation scheme for agricultural and horticultural businesses
■ 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
■ Representing several third party public transport companies on competition law aspects of the joint venture of NS, GVB, HTM and RET for a digital mobility as a service platform
■ Succesfully assisting water authority Hoogheemraadschap De Stichtse Rijnlanden in an innovative tender procedure for a principal river dyke reinforcement in the Netherlands

Key Clients:
ADG, Adyen, Arkin, ChipSoft, Eneco, Erasmus MC, Eurocept, Funda, FMN, Gimv, H&S Group, Infomedics, Innova, Mediq, Midac, MRCE, de Nederlandse GGZ, Parnassia Groep, Van Loon Groep, Waterland, Transdev

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

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