Kees Schillemans is an “astute and very sharp” competition expert who is acclaimed for his particular expertise in cartel and merger cases. One source notes: “He is always pragmatic and a quick thinker.”
Kees Schillemans specialises in EU and competition law. He regularly represents clients in proceedings before competition and regulatory authorities and courts. Kees has extensive experience in cartel and merger control proceedings before the Dutch Competition Authority (ACM) and the European Commission. He also advises and litigates on matters of EU law and private enforcement of competition law. Kees regularly publishes on competition law, and is a board member of the Dutch Association for Competition Law.
Chambers Europe (2018) describes Kees as an “excellent adviser who brings a lot of added value to the table in a complex transaction” and notes that he is "renowned for cartel and merger control cases before the European Commission and the ACM”.
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