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    Sarah Beeston heads the Van Doorne European & Competition Law team. Sarah's areas of expertise include all aspects of competition law. She divides her time between advisory work, helping clients to achieve their commercial goals within the limits defined by the rules on competition, and procedural work, representing clients’ interests before competition authorities and in court.

    Internationally recognized. Passionate. Quality-conscious. Service-oriented.

    Sarah is innovative and seeks solutions. She obtained the first commitment decision and first settlement decision (excluding the construction industry settlement ) taken by the Dutch competition authority. She is an active member of Van Doorne’s Healthcare & Life Sciences team.

    Originally from England, Sarah is a member of both the Dutch and English bar associations. Sarah has also worked for extensive periods in Brussels and Paris. Her international experience gives her advice an added dimension which is highly valued by clients.

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    Recommendations

    "Excellent." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, Competition/European Law 

    "Very thorough, pragmatic, well-informed and hands-on lawyer." - Chambers Europe 2018, Competition/European Law 

    "The ‘very thorough’ Sarah Beeston is ‘an outstanding competition lawyer’." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, EU and competition

    "She works in a very efficient and client-friendly way and communicates very clearly. She has a lot of experience in the healthcare sector and also has particular expertise in follow-on damages actions." - Chambers Europe 2017, Competition/European Law

    "Van Doorne is 'Top-Tier Firm'." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, 2017, Industry focus: Retail

    "Van Doorne’s ‘well-informed, focused’ practice regularly handles a range of retail matters." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, Industry focus: Retail

    "Van Doorne's 'outstanding' full-service department is 'very fast and very reliable'." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, Industry focus: Retail

    "M&A, commercial contracts, litigation and IP are core pillars of Van Doorne's practice." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, Industry focus: Food & Beverages

    "Commercial expert Lisette Bieleveld leads Van Doorne’s department, which is active in areas such as M&A and IP." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, Industry focus: food and beverages

    "The IP experts know all relevant case law." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, Industry focus: Media and Entertainment