The international lawyer’s guide Chambers & Partners has once again ranked Maverick Advocaten high on its list of the best Dutch lawfirms in the field of competition law and healthcare. The firm is appreciated for its expertise and effective approach:
- “Maverick Advocaten is a flourishing competition boutique offering wide-ranging expertise in merger control, cartel investigations, distribution matters and abuse of dominance cases. The law firm is recognised for its extensive experience representing clients in the healthcare sector, as well as focusing on other regulated markets, such as energy and telecommunications.”
- “Maverick Advocaten has a strong focus on competition law within the healthcare market. The department often acts on contentious mandates for both healthcare providers and medical devices manufacturers, with a particular focus on pricing disputes and procurement litigation.”
Chambers praises the team:
- A market source emphasises the firm's dedication in litigation proceedings, noting that "Maverick Advocaten pushes hard for the client," and goes on to add: "We have a lot of respect for them."
- Another interviewee reports that "Maverick has an excellent reputation in competition law."
About each of the partners Chambers notes:
Diederik Schrijvershof advises on abuse of dominance investigations and merger clearances before the ACM. He is particularly well regarded for his work in the healthcare sector, in addition to representing clients from a variety of industries, including public transport, social care and agriculture.
A client endorses him as "an analytical mind and a problem solver who combines sharp legal knowledge with a strong understanding of business and markets."
Another client reports that "Diederik Schrijvershof has extensive antitrust knowledge and is able to translate it to a commercial perspective, which results in pragmatic, clear and useful advice."
Martijn van de Hel is active in cartel investigations before the ACM. He also advises on state aid issues before the European Commission.
A client reports that "Martijn Van de Hel has a talent for explaining complex issues in a simple way," and adds that "he is direct and gets to the point without any unnecessary pretences."
Earlier this year we already received a high ranking in GCR 100.
We regard these rankings again as an important sign of confidence of clients and peers in our services.