‘’Flourishing competition boutique’’ continues to rise in top Dutch law firms

The leading international lawyers guide Chambers & Partners has ranked Maverick Advocaten again higher on the list of best law firms in the Netherlands in the field of competition law. Chambers is a research institute that has been researching the quality of individual law firms around the world for years, based on the reaction of clients, legal counsels and other lawyers.

Chambers writes about our firm:

“Flourishing competition boutique offering wide-ranging expertise in merger control, cartel investigations, dawn raids and abuse of dominance. Focuses on regulated markets such as the energy, telecommunication and life science sectors. Also handles contentious matters. Particularly active of late advising on follow-on damage claims.”

Clients say about us: 

"Strong knowledge of competition rules combined with a creative approach", "It really gives us confidence in our position."

"Maverick is approachable and great at thinking along with us and providing hands-on advice. They gained a good understanding of our business quickly, and are customer-minded and proactive."

According to Chambers, all partners of Maverick Advocaten are recognized specialists. Chambers writes about them:

''Martijn Van de Hel focuses on cartel investigations and is also adept in follow-on damage claims matters. He recently acted for H&S Group on an appeal against fines imposed regarding a cold storage industry cartel. One client enthuses about his "in-depth knowledge and very good communication skills," not just "towards us as a client, but to regulators and other parties as well."

''Diederik Schrijvershof attracts praise for his work on distribution and cooperation matters, as well as cartel investigations. Clients say: "He's very fast in his reactions, his advice is always very appropriate, and he has great connections with the regulators. He's very consumer-oriented and proactive."

''Bas Braeken of Maverick Advocaten is a competition lawyer with a focus on the telecoms sector. He regularly litigates in areas such as price regulation and consumer protection. He represented T-Mobile in numerous cases concerning decisions and regulation of the broadband markets.

Earlier this year, Maverick Advocaten already received high rankings in the publication of Global Competition Review.

Maverick Advocaten regards these high rankings as a sign of confidence in its services. Maverick Advocaten continuously aims to provide its clients with excellent service and personal attention in a highly specialised setting. A proactive and solution-based approach is essential and is characteristic of our work. Our aim is thereby to prove our added value for our clients.

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Contact details

Bas Braeken

T +31 20 238 20 01
M +31 6 11 592 679

Diederik Schrijvershof

T +31 20 238 20 03
M +31 6 81 364 318

Martijn van de Hel

T +31 20 238 20 02
M +31 6 21 210 853