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Robert Bosman


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

Robert Bosman has been an advocaat since 1981 and has been working at our Brussels office since 1986, where he heads the international practice group for EU and Competition Law. The Brussels office works closely with the EU Practice Groups of the other partners within the CMS organisation, including CMS Germany.​

Within CMS, Robert is a member of the management of the international EU and competition law practice group. He is also active in the practice groups for energy law and TMT, as well as in the focus group for the automotive sector.​

Robert specialises in EU law, European and Dutch competition law and legislation covering regulated markets. He regularly acts for clients in proceedings against and before the European Commission, the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM), other competition authorities in the EU, including the Court of Justice of the European Union.

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‘Robert Bosman is proactive in approaching us and making suggestions for areas to look at. In meetings with a big stakeholder group, Robert points out the complications and possibilities from a legal point of view. In these cases he is focused on looking for solutions as well‘.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

"Robert Bosman is Dutch law-qualified and is best known for his work on cartel follow-on damages cases filed in the Netherlands"

Chambers Global, 2020

Robert Bosman is recommended.

The Legal 500, 2019

His approach is characterised as "calm, measured and pragmatic," and he is recognised as a "class act."

Chambers Europe, 2019

Brussels-based Robert Bosman of CMS EU Law Office is identified by market sources as a "standout individual," renowned for his competition law litigation prowess and experience in merger control. Bosman has an excellent reputation for advising clients on cartel investigations.

Chambers Europe, 2018


  • Dutch Law, Utrecht University
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  • International League of Competition Law
  • Competition Law Association
  • European Law Association
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Netherlands Energy Law Association
  • Chairman CMS Council
  • American Bar Association
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