Binnen de secties Competition/EU en Health Care hebben Cees Dekker en Jaap Sijmons van Nysingh een stabiele plek in de rankings van de Chambers Europe Guide. Ook in de editie van 2021 staan beiden heren weer vermeld. Cees Dekker voor de zestiende keer en Jaap Sijmons voor de vierde keer.

Chambers and Partners publiceert elk jaar de Gids Europe’s Leading Lawyers in Business waarin de beste advocaten per rechtsgebied worden aanbevolen. Deze vermeldingen zijn gebaseerd op een grondige analyse door een ervaren team van onderzoekers.

 

Dit is wat Chambers en onze cliënten over ons zeggen:

COMPETITION & EU

What the team is known for
Notable competition practice with a significant name in state aid, often representing Dutch municipalities. Experienced handling matters before both the ACM and the European Commission. Offers expertise acting for clients from the healthcare sector on competition issues, particularly concerning joint ventures. Advises clients on matters related to cartels, including representing claimants in follow-on damages litigation.

 

Strengths
Clients underline the department’s focus, one saying: “The advice is accurate, prompt and always relevant.”
Another agrees, stressing the team is “concise and right to the point.”

 

Work highlights
Assisted the Province of Zuid-Holland with state aid-related matters in respect of a heat network in the region.

 

Notable practitioners
Cees Dekker regularly advises municipalities and public transport operators on state aid cases. He additional acts on abuse of dominance matters. Clients laud his commercial acumen, one saying that he “asks all the right questions and delivers time and again,” before adding: “He is great to work with.”

HEALTH CARE

What the team is known for
Enjoys a strong reputation for presence on the healthcare regulatory scene. Also draws praise for niche expertise in matters relating to medical professionals and patients, such as patient rights and disciplinary proceedings. Represents healthcare institutions in regulatory and administrative disputes. Has further experience advising on governance issues and tariff agreements.

 

Strengths
Clients highlight that the team “possesses excellent legal knowledge of private, healthcare and specialised healthcare law.”

 

Notable practitioners
Jaap Sijmons  concentrates on disputes within the healthcare sector. He also assists with corporate work. Interviewees state that he is “a very passionate spokesman for his clients,” adding that “it is a pleasure to work with him.”