Erik is one of the leading competition lawyers in the Netherlands. He has represented companies before competition authorities around the globe. Erik covers the broad spectre of competition law, including merger control, cartels and abuse of dominance. He has an extensive litigation experience both in the European courts in Luxembourg and in the domestic courts. Moreover, he has been actively involved in numerous cartel damages cases for over a decade. Clients appreciate Erik as an all-round expert with many years of experience. Erik Pijnacker Hordijk joined Pels Rijcken in September 2017. Previously, he was a partner at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek since 1991.
Erik is fluent in English, French and German. For many years, Chambers Europe ranks him in Band 1 for Competition/European law.