Bart de Rijke


Office location
Direct number
+31 20 577 1332
Direct fax
+31 20 577 1775
Mobile number
+31 6 5321 2547

Advocaat (admitted to the Bar in 2008)
EU & Competition law, Intellectual Property law, Internal investigations
Dutch, English
University of Utrecht, University of Antwerp

Bart specialises in EU and cross-border competition and regulatory matters, including data protection laws. He has a special interest in technology-driven industries, building on his experience in handling major Europe-wide patent litigation involving substantial competition law issues and representing high-tech companies in complex competition matters.

His work includes advising and defending clients in investigations by European and national regulators, such as cartel investigations and enforcement actions by data protection authorities. He has successfully litigated in abuse of dominance cases relating to market foreclosure strategies. Bart has significant experience in acting as coordinating counsel for multi-jurisdictional merger filings. He also regularly advises multinational clients on aspects of competition law in contractual relations, in particular involving IP rights.

Bart is a member of the Dutch Competition Law Association.

Who’s Who Legal 2017 ranks Bart as a Most Highly Regarded future leader in competition law, recognising him as “an excellent all-round lawyer with first-class technical skills”.