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.