Liberius Lawyers


  • EU & Dutch competition Law
  • Merger control
  • FMCG / Retail
  • Unfair Trading Practices (UTPs)
  • Global antitrust guidance


  • Qualified lawyer
  • Fluent in Dutch and English


  • Lovells


  • Post-Graduate Specialization European and Dutch Competition Law Grotius Academie
  • LL.M. University of London
  • Master Degree in Civil Law and Crimininal Law at Leyden University

Jurgen Smits

Liber.ius Partner

Jurgen specializes in EU and Dutch competition law and has also dealt with multiple competition law related matters in other parts of the world, including Asia and Africa. He has a special focus on FMCG’s and other businesses producing, distributing and selling consumer products and services.

Jurgen joins from HEINEKEN International, where he was Global Head of Competition. Previously he was a competition lawyer with Lovells in Amsterdam and Brussels. Jurgen is an internationally experienced competition lawyer, who translates complex competition law issues into practical solutions and provides companies long term strategic advice how to deal with competition law challenges and opportunities in the future. His inhouse experience provides him with the ability to quickly understand and support the business where needed.

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Our quality lies in our people. The Liber.ius team of lawyers brings together a diverse group of bright legal minds all with hands-on experience and high standards of excellence gathered at the largest law firms and corporate legal departments in the country and the world. They are focussed on delivering top notch services and developing valuable long-term client relationship

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