Marieke is a counsel in De Brauw's litigation practice, specialising in mass claims and follow-on damages litigation. She is based in Amsterdam.
Marieke began her career practicing the full breadth of competition law, including litigating before Dutch and European competition authorities and courts. In the last ten years, Marieke has focused on complex mass litigation, acting as defence counsel for large corporates in tort actions, and breach of contract matters.
In 2010, Marieke was seconded to Herbert Smith in London for six months. In 2014, she was seconded to Akzo Nobel. Before joining De Brauw, Marieke was a counsel at Stibbe in Amsterdam. Marieke has been mentioned in the 2020, 2021 and 2022 Chambers Competition/European law rankings, with the latter naming her an "up and coming" lawyer.
Marieke's recent work includes acting as defence counsel in follow-on damages proceedings:
Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands in 2007
University of Utrecht
Queen Mary and Westfield College
Publishes and lectures on mass claims and Dutch civil law
Member of editorial board of Maandblad voor Vermogensrecht