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Roderick Nieuwmeyer

Advocaat

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

Roderick Nieuwmeyer works as an advocaat in our Competition & EU Practice Area Group. He is based in the CMS EU Law office in Brussels and the CMS office in Amsterdam.​

Roderick has extensive knowledge of European law and has a special focus on competition law. He advises inter alia in the areas of anti-trust, including anti-trust compliance, merger control and distribution practices. He also litigates in proceedings with the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM), the European Commission and national courts. ​

Roderick is a member of the CMS life sciences sector group and the CMS Innovation Advocates Team which provides legal assistance to innovative start-up companies. Additionally, he is a member of the CMS Dawn Raid Team and the German Desk.​

Roderick joined CMS in 2012. Previously he worked as a lawyer at Houfhoff Buruma in Amsterdam, after having successfully completed a LL.M at the prestigious Collège d’Europe in Bruges.

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The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Memberships & Roles

  • Dutch Association of Competition law (VvM)
  • CMS Innovation Advocates team
  • Dutch Bar Association
  • Dutch Brussels Bar (EU-list)
  • Holland House Brussels
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Education

  • European Law, College of Europe, Belgium
  • Dutch Law (Private Law), Leiden University
  • Dutch Law (International & European Law), Leiden University
  • International Program, Institut détudes politiques de Paris, France
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