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About Björn Sijtsma

Björn is a principal associate in our antitrust, competition and trade group. 

Since joining the Brussels office in 2016, Björn’s practice has focused on cartel and dominance proceedings in the technology sector at both EU and national level, as well as EU merger control filings in a variety of industries such as energy, chemicals and telecommunications.

Björn is admitted to practice in the State of New York and is a member of the Brussels bar. He studied law at the University of Amsterdam (LL.B and LL.M) and New York University (LL.M).

Björn speaks English and Dutch.



  • New York University, US (LLM, 2015-2016)
  • University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands (master of laws in EU law, cum laude, 2014-2015; master of laws in EU competition law, cum laude, 2013-2014; bachelor of laws, honours, 2010-2013)

Professional qualifications

  • Admitted to practise in the State of New York, US
  • Member of the Brussels Bar