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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

    "The ‘excellent’ Sarah Beeston" - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Competition/European Law

    "The team draws praise for its 'broad knowledge and experience'"; "The department is 'very high-quality and responsive'" - Chambers Europe 2019, Competition/European Law

    "Sarah Beeston 'provides excellent advice and understands issues very quickly' according to clients. Also praised for her 'excellent grasp of Dutch competition issues', and described as 'insightful and knowledgeable'." - Chambers Europe 2019, Competition/European Law

    "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

    "A substantial team at Van Doorne offers cross-border, sector expertise in areas as varied as commercial/M&A, real estate, litigation, IP and employment. It provides advice that is 'to the point at short notice and has solid knowledge of all areas of law that a corporate has to deal with'" - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Industry Focus: Food

    "Van Doorne attracts praise for 'its highly valuable combination of in-depth knowledge of this sector and business thinking'" - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Industry Focus: Retail

    "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