Pepijn van Ginneken

“Pepijn van Ginneken has in-depth regulatory knowledge.” – The Legal 500

Pepijn van Ginneken (admitted to the Bar in 1996) is a specialist in competition law, EU law and regulated markets.

Pepijn has ample experience representing national and international clients before the Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM), the European Commission and Dutch and European courts. He has litigated and pleaded in a substantial number of cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union. He has specific expertise in regulated sectors such as healthcare, telecoms, media and energy. He frequently advises on follow-on and stand-alone damages litigation, including class actions. Clients include Eurofiber, Google, Holland Pharma, KPN, MOL, Nuon, Reggeborgh, Heineken, Toyota and ZTE.

According to Chambers & Partners, ‘Pepijn van Ginneken is an absolute joy to work and he has a very measured and calm approach.’

According to Legal 500, ‘Pepijn van Ginneken  is an extremely assured and well-connected lawyer. In particular, he is precise and brief, and an extremely good adviser (not always the case in NL, even where the lawyers are very knowledgeable). I’ve worked with many of the best known competition lawyers in NL and Pepijn/Brinkhof is my preference.’ In 2020 Pepijn won the Client Choice award in the category Competition & Antitrust.

Pepijn is a member of the Editorial Review Board of Oxford Competition Law and a member of the Bar Exams Committee. He has lectured competition law at Leiden University, University College London and Grotius Academy. Pepijn studied at Leiden University, Sciences Po Paris and Columbia University.