Martijn van Maanen

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Martijn van Maanen heads the corporate litigation practice group. His practice covers the full spectrum of corporate and commercial disputes, including M&A, antitrust damages, fraud on the market, parent and directors’ liability, and insolvency. Most of his work involves multiple jurisdictions.

Martijn is highly experienced in class actions and mass damages settlements for plaintiffs and defendants e.g. Vie d’Or (bankruptcy of an insurer), James Hardie (asbestos compensation), Clara Wichmann/State of the Netherlands (human rights). His international client base includes large corporates, banks and executives. Many US and UK law firms seek him out as litigation counsel for complex disputes.

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Clients describe him as a “formidable advocate who provides sensible, pragmatic advice based on a wealth of experience.”.Chambers Global & Europe 2019

Commentators regard him as a “really sharp litigator” who has “a very good reputation.”Chambers Global & 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

Lecturer for Grotius, Insolad, Kluwer and other professional organisations on directors’ liability and parent liability

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