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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 heads both the EU & Competition team and the Data Protection and Privacy team in the Netherlands. He is based out of the CMS EU Law Office in Brussels and advises clients on general EU law, competition law, state aid and data protection.​

Edmon has represented a large number of clients in investigations carried out by the European Commission and national regulators. He previously worked as a référendaire (law clerk) at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.   ​

Edmon is praised by his clients for his ability his hands on approach and has been referred to in Chambers Europe as an “exceptionally good lawyer”​

Industry focus: life sciences, construction and automotive. 

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‘Edmon Oude Elferink is knowledgeable, steadfast, pragmatic and service oriented at the same time, exactly what an in-house counsel needs from outside counsel support‘.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Edmon Oude Elferink is recommended.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Praised for his pragmatic approach and his "understanding of how the politics and dynamics of the competition authority work”.

Chambers Europe, 2020

As part of his broader EU law practice, Edmon Oude Elferink attracts particular attention as a Dutch-qualified lawyer handling Dutch competition law matters from Brussels.

Chambers Global, 2020

Edmon Oude Elferink is recommended.

The Legal 500, 2019

Edmon Oude Elferink is a "rising star" at CMS EU Law Office, and receives praise for his "good knowledge of both law and tactics."

Chambers Europe, 2019


  • 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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CMS Ex­pert Guide to state aid in the EU dur­ing coronavir­us crisis
Any busi­ness in the world could be af­fected by the coronavir­us (COV­ID-19) pan­dem­ic. For many, ur­gent meas­ures need to be taken to avoid ser­i­ous fin­an­cial con­sequences as a res­ult of these chal­len­ging and un­pre­ced­en­ted times. Against this back­drop, gov­ern­ments are in­tro­du­cing new meas­ures to provide dir­ect fin­an­cial and non-fin­an­cial sup­port to busi­nesses of all sizes. Any such meas­ures need to com­ply with EU State Aid law and many will re­quire ap­prov­al by the EU Com­mis­sion.
21 July 2020
Dutch Au­thor­ity for Con­sumers and Mar­kets pro­poses bold guidelines on sus­tain­ab­il­ity
On 9 Ju­ly 2020, the Dutch Au­thor­ity for Con­sumers and Mar­kets (ACM) opened a con­sulta­tion for re­vised guidelines on sus­tain­ab­il­ity agree­ments. It seeks to widen the scope of the stat­utory ex­emp­tion from...
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19 February 2019
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05 March 2020
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