Marjolein De BackerSenior Associate at Dechert LLP
Marjolein De Backer is a senior associate at Dechert LLP in Brussels. Marjolein has significant experience leading advice to clients on merger control, abuse of dominance, cartels, and state aid before the EU, UK, and Belgian authorities and courts. She also advises on antitrust and IP related issues.
Marjolein has worked for multinationals across different sectors, including transport, energy and natural resources, IT and the digital sector. In recent years, she has advised several complainants and third parties in the European Commission’s Google investigations and has assisted clients in building antitrust compliant data pools.
Marjolein has also published numerous articles on privacy, data and the digital sector, as well as on the interplay between competition law and sustainability. And she is a core member of the Dechert Foreign Direct Investment team.
Marjolein is qualified in Brussels and New York. She has in recent years been named a “Future Leader” by Who’s Who Legal, a “Rising Star” by Euromoney Legal Media Group and has been recognized as an “Associate to Watch” by Chambers Europe.