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    European & Competition Law

    Our market economy is based on competition. A competitive market offers challenges and opportunities. Our European & Competition Law team is renowned for finding innovative solutions and achieving possibilities.

    Innovative, practical solutions

    We support customers in structuring strategic alliances and transactions. We provide a valuable contribution to efficient procedures for competition authorities and courts with our sector-specific knowledge.

    Known for negotiations

    We provide advice on compliance with regulations based on a practical approach. We identify risks and propose suitable and appropriate measures for managing these. Our team has excellent relationships with regulatory authorities. It also known for its negotiations on innovative solutions as an alternative to fines if there are any competition law issues.

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    Learn more about what we can do for you in the field of antitrust, monopolies and concentration law, competition litigation and everything related to government support on the pages below.

    Recent cases

    • Effective defence of claim in groundbreaking case

    • Ensuring high level of awareness and compliance

    • Merger control: proactive strategy secured quick approval

    • Competition compliance in strategy, agreements and daily business

    Recommendations

    "They always have a solution; they're very helpful and reliable. They're always thinking with us." Chambers Europe 2017

    "Van Doorne provides very hands-on and workable advice, works as a team and provides legal advice of excellent quality. It is always easy to find the right lawyer quickly. It has always been a pleasure to work with them." Chambers Europe 2017

    "Van Doorne is particularly active in the healthcare and life sciences sectors, where it has an excellent track record in merger control. Its public procurement expertise is another standout feature, while state aid and antitrust litigation are also mainstays of the practice." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, EU and competition

    "The lawyers have a high level of knowledge as well as a practical approach. They'll point out if there's risk in the procedure, but will also think of a solution." - Chambers Europe 2016, Competition/European Law

    "The team's customer-focused and solution-driven philosophy, along with its clear and understandable legal advice, were key to our co-operation." - Chambers Europe 2016, Competition/European Law

    "Knowledgeable in private enforcements, cartel litigation and settlement procedures, with notable activity in the retail, finance and healthcare sectors. Also present in public procurement-related matters, particularly within the public transport sector and acting for municipalities." - Chambers Europe 2016, Competition/European Law