Erik-Jan Zippro specializes in competition litigation, commercial litigation, mass claims and collective actions.


Erik-Jan is a leading expert in the Netherlands in the field of private enforcement of EU competition law and cartel damages litigation. He has extensive experience representing clients in complex litigation proceedings before the various courts in the Netherlands and the EU. 

Prior to joining Hausfeld, he co-founded the litigation boutique firm Zippro Meijer with a focus on plaintiff litigation in the Netherlands. The litigation boutique firm was recommended three years in a row by Global Competition Review (GCR) as the only Dutch law firm in the EU claimants bar. The firm has continued its litigation practice as Hausfeld Advocaten.

Before founding the litigation boutique firm Zippro Meijer, Erik-Jan worked in the litigation and competition practice groups of the Dutch international law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V. He has dealt with a wide range of competition and civil law matters, including merger notifications with the European Commission, cartel damages cases, EU state aid, fraud, mass claims, liability proceedings and contractual disputes.

Erik-Jan was also assistant professor at Leiden University where he lectured on contract law, liability law, property law, competition litigation, commercial litigation and damages.