Gerwin Van Gerven Linklaters


Gerwin Van Gerven has over 25 years’ experience advising major corporates and investment firms on competition law. He is widely respected as a highly skilled European competition lawyer, advising on complex competition issues, including on merger control, anti-cartel enforcement, monopolisation cases and other conduct investigations. He represents clients from around the world in proceedings before the European Commission, the European Court of First Instance and the European Court of Justice, courts and competition authorities across. Gerwin’s experience spans many industry sectors, with recent experience in telecoms and information technology, healthcare, consumer goods, retail and energy. He has advised on several of the major merger investigations of the last twenty years, including in around twenty ‘Phase II’- investigations conducted by the European Commission. Gerwin is regarded as one of the leading competition lawyers of his generation. Since many years, he has been ranked consistently amongst the top ten competition lawyers in the world in all major directories.

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Nominee, 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Cross-border issues

Nominee, 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Procedure

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