Frederieke Leeflang has been working for Boekel De Nerée
since 1994, and has been a partner since 1 January 2002. Since
September 2011, she is managing partner of Boekel.
From January 1998 to March 1999, Frederieke worked for the
legal services department of the Netherlands Competition Authority
(NMa) and gained a great deal of experience in the field of Dutch
and European competition law. Her practice concentrates on advising
and litigating before the Netherlands Competition Authority, the
European Commission and the Dutch civil courts on behalf of
companies and associations of undertakings. She regularly advises
on matters involving infringement, cartel bans, abuse of dominant
positions and merger control. She has a great deal of experience in
advising organisations on emerging collaborations and strategic
alliances and the evolving legal implications from competition law.
Furthermore, she has specific expertise in private enforcement
actions. She advises companies on European law, including state aid
and public procurement. Frederieke is also very active in the
health care sector.
Frederieke's articles are regularly published in "Markt
& Mededinging" and "Actualiteiten Mededingingsrecht". She also
lectures at various training institutes and regularly gives
presentations to clients. She is a board member of Stichting
Keurmerk Goede Doelen and board member of the Vereniging voor
Mededingingsrecht. Since June 2012 she is a board member of the
Stichting AMC Foundation and as of October member of the
board of trustees CIZ.
Chambers Europe 2013: A client remarks: 'We're
very impressed by Frederieke - she's very intelligent and able to
communicate well with all sides. She helps us see the steps
Legal 500 2013: Practice head Frederieke
Leeflang is 'knowledgeable, well connected and has an ability to
level with board members on issues'.
Chambers 2012: Frederieke Leeflang is a
well-regarded competition lawyer with a number of hospitals and
healthcare organisations on her client roster. 'She's a unique
combination of a very competent lawyer who is also capable of
handling everyone in the boardroom.'
Legal 500 2012: 'business-oriented
and creative' practice head Frederieke Leeflang is highly regarded
in the healthcare sector […].'
Chambers Europe 2010: 'Frederieke Leeflang is a
client favourite and enjoys a growing status among peers, who
praise her litigation skills. Her inside knowledge of the
competition authority, which she obtained while working for its
legal department, lends her practice a particular edge.'
Legal 500 2010 praises Frederieke Leeflang for
her 'accurate support and a good understanding of the market'.
In 2010, Frederieke Leeflang has been named 'Competition
Legal Adviser of the Year in the Netherlands'.