Annabel Kingma is a lawyer in the field of (European) competition law and sector-specific regulation.
Annabel’s experience extents to various aspects of competition law. She advises on abuse of dominance cases, merger control, collaboration agreements and healthcare contracting and procurement. Annabel also regularly assists companies in obtaining approval for mergers and acquisitions from the Dutch Healthcare Authority (NZa) and/or the Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM).
Examples of cases Annabel has worked on include:
- Preliminary relief proceedings representing over 200 general practitioners to obtain cost-covering reimbursement of GP care;
- Successfully assisting Funda in an investigation by the ACM into allegedly unreasonable access conditions for third parties;
- Preliminary relief proceedings and civil proceedings on behalf of FMN, ALLRAIL and FlixBus against direct award of main rail network
- The ACM's clearance of transactions in the field of various office supplies, forensic healthcare, installation engineering, freight transport en heat pumps.
Annabel is an associate at Maverick Advocaten and was admitted to the Dutch Bar in February 2021. Annabel started her career at Maverick Advocaten in 2018 as a paralegal and junior associate.
Annabel graduated cum laude from Utrecht University in July 2019 with a Master's degree in Law and Economics. During her master's she was a student representative at university council meetings and she participated in an international moot court. In her thesis, she researched all ACM's annulled fine decisions. During her bachelor she completed a minor in economics.