Maaike Visser is counsel at contrast. She specializes in (EU and Belgian) competition law, in particular cartel investigations and private damages in competition law cases.
Maaike graduated from the University of Ghent and obtained a Master’s degree in European law from Queen Mary, University of London. She was an intern at DG Competition of the European Commission.
Maaike has contributed to the books 'Vertical Agreements in EU Competition Law' (2nd edition and 3rd edition, Oxford, Oxford University Press 2011/2018, F. Tuytschaever and F. Wijckmans), 'Distributieovereenkomsten in het Mededingingsrecht' ('Distribution Agreements in Competition Law') (Brussels, Larcier 2012, F. Tuytschaever and F. Wijckmans) and 'Horizontal Agreements and Cartels in EU Competition Law', Oxford University Press 2014 (edited by F. Tuytschaever and F. Wijckmans). Maaike co-authored a book on the EU Private Damages Directive ('The EU Private Damages Directive - Practical Insights') (Brussels, Intersentia, 2016, Frank Wijckmans, Maaike Visser, Sarah Jaques and Evi Noël).
Maaike speaks regularly at seminars on EU and Belgian competition law.