Martijn van Maanen
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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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
Clients remark: “We were really impressed by the depth of his work and knowledge and his representation in court.” – Chambers Global, 2017
He receives praise from clients: “He did an excellent job and his performance in court was excellent; this guy really knows what he is talking about.” – Chambers Europe, 2016
“Litigator Martijn van Maanen is recommended.” – Legal 500, 2016
Lecturer for Grotius, Insolad, Kluwer and other professional organisations on directors’ liability and parent liability