Martijn Snoep specialises in EU and Dutch competition law. Currently, he also serves as Managing Partner of De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. Martijn litigates before European and Dutch courts and regularly defends companies against allegations of infringements of competition law or in civil damage claims. He also coordinates or participates in multijurisdictional cartel investigations dealing with issues such as leniency, criminal liability for individuals, legal privilege, privacy rules.
Martijn is also active in transactional work, representing clients before the European Commission and the Dutch competition authority, or coordinating merger filings before other competition authorities in cases involving complex economic issues. He works closely with leading law firms globally in all jurisdictions with merger control regimes in obtaining clearances for clients.
Until 2010 Martijn served as President of the Dutch Association for Competition Law.
Martijn has worked for clients like Philips, Unilever, Shell, Fortis, FrieslandCampina, AstraZeneca, Coca-Cola and Rabobank.
Chambers Europe 2011 says 'He knows how to bring the message home to a board of directors. No one will questions his word'.
Legal 500 says ‘Chairman of the Dutch Association for Competition Law, Martijn Snoep’s ‘knowledge of the FMCG market is outstanding, and ensures that he provides a thorough and a high-quality service’.