About Me

Since joining Bird & Bird as one of the founding partners of our Dutch office back in 2001, I've become our team leader in communications, technology and media. Today, I'm Chair of our Global Tech & Comms Group and head of our international Sector Regulation and Consulting practice. I've been a member of our Global Board since 2010.

With more than 30 years' experience, my practice areas cover a full range of contentious and non-contentious matters in communications, postal services, IT and media.

I've built up extensive knowledge of EU and domestic regulation and have advised and litigated on behalf of many national and multinational clients on a diversity of transactions and commercial contracts.

Over the years, as well as being a frequent conference speaker, I've written a range of nationally and internationally published works on telecommunications, postal and media law. I'm also a member of the editorial board at Mediaforum, the Dutch legal magazine covering telecoms, media and communications.
Experience
  • EU-wide monitoring and analyses of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) implementation in all 27 Member States.
  • Projects for the EU Commission in the technology sector.
  • Advice in relation to spectrum allocation and spectrum auctions.
Education

Studied

  • University of Utrecht, LL.M, Law

Admissions

  • The Netherlands Bar in 1986
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'Marjolein Geus is particularly strong, both as an attorney and as a team leader. In addition to broad background knowledge, she is crisp, efficient, and responsive, with good legal judgment.'

Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

'Top of the market for sure,' while a client enthuses: 'Working with Marjolein Geus is such a great experience and a pleasure. Her knowledge and experience are tremendous and she can think out of the box very easily.'

Chambers Europe, 2022

Marjolein Geus is renowned for her well-respected practice in the telecoms and media space which covers the full range of contentious and non-contentious issues.

Who's Who Legal, 2022

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