Provided by Onno Brouwer
Onno Brouwer is a anti-trust competition and trade partner in Amsterdam and also Joint head of our Global Antitrust Litigation Group. He focuses on EU law litigation and all areas of EU and Dutch competition law and divides his time between our firm’s Amsterdam and Brussels offices. He has acted on complex EU litigation since 1983 and is widely recognised as a leading litigator before the EU and Dutch courts. He is well-known for his technical ability, advocacy skills, and in-depth knowledge of the powers and functions of the authorities and courts. Clients appreciate his collaborative approach, which he combines with advice that is always pragmatic and realistic. They also come to him when they need strategic representation in challenging EU and antitrust matters and litigation. He has a long history of assisting clients in transactions, top-level meetings with authorities, antitrust investigations, including state aid, and court proceedings.
A client lauds Onno Brouwer as being "an authority in competition law," and appreciates that he "has the ability to bring his sharpness with charm." Onno Brouwer divides his time between the firm's offices in the Netherlands and in Belgium and has a particularly strong reputation for advising clients on state aid disputes, follow-on damages claims and abuse of dominance cases. In addition, he offers notable experience assisting with unfair trading investigations and EU regulatory matters.
Onno Brouwer is an experienced litigator known for his work on competition law-related CJEU proceedings. He has acted on highlight cases in which companies have successfully appealed EU merger control decisions. He splits his time between the firm's Brussels and Amsterdam offices.