Edmon Oude Elferink


CMS EU Law Office
Avenue des Nerviens 85
1040 Brussels
Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Languages German, French, English, Dutch

Edmon Oude Elferink (Dutch – born 1975) works as a lawyer in the Competition & EU law practice. He is based at the CMS EU Law Office in Brussels, Belgium.

Edmon has broad expertise in EU law and competition law. He particularly advises clients on cartel law issues and state aid and he conducts proceedings before competition authorities, national courts and the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg. He works in four languages – Dutch, English, German and French.

Edmon joined CMS in 2011. He previously worked as a référendaire (law clerk) at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg, and as lawyer with Houthoff Buruma in Brussels and Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn in The Hague.

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Heading the department and based in Brussels, Edmon Oude Elferink of CMS EU Law Office boasts expertise in cartel investigations and state aid mandates.

Chambers Europe, 2018

Edmon Oude Elferink is admitted to practice in the Netherlands and is well regarded in cartels, damages claims and state aid.

Chambers Global, 2017

"He is a practical lawyer who makes a real effort to advise according to the wishes of the client."

Chambers Europe, 2017


  • Dutch and European Competition Law, Grotius Academy for Post-Graduate Law Studies

  • Master European Law , Europa Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, Germany

  • Dutch Law, University of Groningen

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  • Lecturer on Expert Group Competition, European developments in the field of competition law, at the Knowledge Centre for Financial and Economic Law.

  • SEW: Tijdschrift voor Europees en Economisch recht: "Jurisprudentie actueel." (Monthly contribution on case law of the General Court of the European Union)

  • Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Europees Recht: member of the board of editors.

  • The Netherlands Association for European Law

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