Paul Glazener heads our competition department in Amsterdam. He specialises in EC and Dutch competition law and regulation as well as general EU law. Paul has ample experience in assisting major corporate clients when they are under investigation by regulators and prosecutors, as well as extensive experience in the field of merger control and cartel cases. He has represented a large number of domestic and international clients in proceedings before the European Commission, the European Court of Justice, the Dutch competition and regulatory authorities and the Dutch courts. Paul frequently litigates cases in both the Dutch and the EU courts and is viewed as one of the top five competition lawyers in the Netherlands. He is also a regular speaker at conferences on competition law.
The 2012 edition of Chambers Europe ranks Paul as a Band 1 lawyer and describes him as follows: "Paul Glazener is well known for his work in the financial sector, and receives praise from peers and clients for his skilful handling of cases. One peer remarks: 'He's one of the best we have in the Netherlands. He's business-savvy and a decent and clever lawyer'." and "Paul Glazener, a high-flying competition lawyer, has considerable experience in the energy sector. He regularly advises on regulatory and competition aspects of major transactions, leaving sources impressed with his expertise and the high quality of his work."
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