Joost Fanoy

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Joost Fanoy is head of the EU & Competition practice group and a member head of the Cartel damages team of BarentsKrans. He joined BarentsKrans in 2012 after eight years at other law firms. Joost specializes in European law in general with a particular focus on European and Dutch competition, public procurement and state aid law and has considerable experience in assisting companies with European and Dutch cartel and state aid proceedings as well as merger and joint venture filings with the Dutch Competition Authority (ACM) and the European Commission. Furthermore, Joost consults and litigates extensively in cartel damages cases and on behalf of both contracting parties and contracting authorities in public procurement matters.

Selected Directory Listings

Clients appreciate that he is “very good at translating complex issues into simple terms,” and describe him as “very practical and always available.” Chambers Europe 2019

‘Fantastic’ and ‘very intelligent’ – Legal 500, 2018

Clients appreciate his “strong technical knowledge and commercial awareness,” adding that “he really understands the business, is very pragmatic and is always available if needed.”Chambers Europe, 2018

“The competition practice has a reputation for solid domestic and international cartel damages litigation work. Practice head Joost Fanoy works alongside partner Martijn van Maanen, who is lead counsel on a multitude of high-profile antitrust damage suits.” – Global Competition Review, 2018

Professional activities

Board member of the Dutch Association of Competition Law
Member of the Dutch Association for Public Procurement Law
Member of and national reporter for the American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law
Member of the Antitrust Section of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
Contributor to European Competition law Review and Mededingingsrecht in Praktijk (competition law) and publishes regularly in Tijdschrift voor Europees en Economisch recht (European law), Markt & Mededinging (competition law), Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Europees Recht (European law) and Tijdschrift Aanbestedingsrecht (public procurement law)
Lecturer at the Academy for Government Lawyers (Academie voor Overheidsjuristen) and the Legal Academy (Juridische Academie)

News and publications

MVGM acquires the continental European property management business of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). BarentsKrans led the pan European legal team on behalf of MVGM.

Dutch-based property manager MVGM and international real estate services provider JLL have reached an agreement for MVGM to acquire the continental European property management business of Jones Lang LaSalle, creating a pure-play property manager with a pan-European footprint. An alliance partnership between MVGM and JLL will allow them to develop and service a mutual client
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