Jolling heads De Brauw's competition practice, which is one of the four nominees of the European Law Firm of the Year Award 2021 of Global Competition Review. He specialises in Competition Law and Competition Litigation. Jolling has extensive experience in EU and domestic merger control, cartel and abuse of dominance investigations and competition damage claims.
Jolling advises major international companies on their most complex competition issues. He has wide experience in handling international investigations, developing and coordinating the global defence strategy in cross border competition cases and in handling multijurisdictional filings. He also regularly appears as a litigator before the European Courts in Luxembourg and before courts in the Netherlands.
Jolling has established a network of contacts with legal and experts working for first tier law firms and economic and forensic consultancy firms in all major jurisdictions outside the Netherlands.
Jolling enjoys an excellent market reputation. He won GCR's prestigious global Litigator of the Year Award 2020. Clients note that he “is very knowledgeable and provides hands-on advice and practical solutions.” Jolling is ranked Band 1 in Chambers.
Jolling’s recent work includes representing and advising:
“Mentioned as being "fantastic; one of the best lawyers I have ever worked with". He is "a keen negotiator with a great legal mind" and "someone who spots the issues immediately".”
Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands in 1992
Dutch, English, German
University of Groningen (civil law and tax law both cum laude)
University of Wisconsin
Chairman of the Dutch Competition Law Association from 2013 until 2018
Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network from 2014 until 2020
Member of the Dutch Bar Association's Advisory Committee on Competition Law
3 February 2022
17 May 2016
21 July 2015
22 January 2015
8 December 2014
8 December 2023
3 October 2023
3 July 2023
2 February 2023
31 October 2022