Christof is head of Stibbe’s EU competition and regulated markets practice. He specialises in European and Dutch competition law, is a recognised expert in complex multi-jurisdictional cartel cases and has extensive experience with leniency and compliance issues. His work includes representing clients before the European Commission, the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg and national competition authorities, including the Dutch Competition Authority, and Dutch courts.
Christof studied at the College of Europe, Brugge, Belgium. He is a law graduate of Leiden University, the Netherlands, from which he received a PhD (European law and the automobile industry), and was senior lecturer for four years at the European Institute of Leiden University. He acted as adjunct professor of Law at Fordham Law School, New York and Yale Law School, New Haven. He is the author of several books and many articles on antitrust law and has lectured at programmes sponsored by various organisations, such as the International Bar Association and the American Bar Association.