Kees Schillemans

Kees Schillemans


Kees specialises in EU and competition law.

He regularly represents clients in proceedings before competition and regulatory authorities and courts. Kees has extensive experience in cartel and merger control proceedings before the Dutch Competition Authority and the European Commission, including in the telecommunication and media sectors. He also advises and litigates on matters of EU law and private enforcement of competition law including cartel damages cases.

Kees regularly publishes on competition law and he is also an author for Tekst & Commentaar Mededingingsrecht.

The 2024 edition of Chambers Europe describes Kees as "In my view, he is really one of the top-notch competition specialists in the Netherlands, so we are really happy with him" and "He is pleasant to work with, and offers creative solutions and great commercial awareness".



Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 2000

Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales, 2021

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Mededingingsrecht


Dutch, English
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.