Jeanne Plettenburg

Jeanne Plettenburg advises in the field of (European) competition law and regulated sectors. Jeanne’s experience extents to all aspects of competition law.

Jeanne is particularly interested in how competition law works in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sector. She regularly assists companies in obtaining approval from the Netherlands Dutch Healthcare Authority (NZa) and/or the Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) for a merger or acquisition. Additionally, Jeanne advises healthcare providers and their trade associations in the field of healthcare contracting and procurement and collaborations (for example in the context of The Right Care in the Right Place). Furthermore, she litigates on behalf of healthcare providers regarding disputes in the context healthcare contracting and procurement before, for example, the Authority for the resolution and settlement of healthcare contracting disputes. Jeanne is also familiar with objection and appeal proceedings against tariff decisions of the NZa.

Her most recent activities include:

  • A preliminary relief procedure on behalf of 8 forensic healthcare providers against the State
  • Advising a mental healthcare provider in light of the early attainment of the turnover ceiling and a ban on new admissions
  • Assisting healthcare specialists during a cartel investigation by the ACM
  • Successful complaints against several major healthcare insurers in the relation to breaches of NZa’s Healthcare Procurement Regulations
  • A successful procedure at the Dutch Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal (CBb) for general practitioners (LHV & VPH) regarding a tariff decision of the NZa
  • A great number of merger control notifications with the ACM and the NZa

Jeanne is a member of the Dutch Competition Law Association and regularly publishes in journals such as ‘Markt en Mededinging’ and ‘Tijdschrift Mededingingsrecht in de praktijk’.

Jeanne annually obtains, at least, ten training credits in the field of competition law in accordance with the standards set by the Dutch Bar Association.

Jeanne received her master’s degree (cum laude) in Law and Economics at Utrecht University in 2015. In 2014 she completed her studies of Dutch language and Culture (cum laude) at the same university. Before Jeanne was admitted to the Dutch bar, she worked as a paralegal and junior associate at Maverick Advocaten.

Contact details

Jeanne Plettenburg

T +31 20 238 20 09
M +31 61 341 70 71