DLA Piper promotes Orestis Omran to Partner in Latest Promotions Round
30th April 2020
DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Brussels-based lawyer Orestis Omran has been promoted to partner as part of the firm’s annual promotion round, effective 1 May 2020. This promotion brings the total number of partners in Belgium to 22.
Orestis joined DLA Piper’s Litigation and Regulatory practice in 2017. Qualified in New York and Greece, his practice focuses on EU regulatory matters in the energy, banking and infrastructure sectors. He has very broad experience in contentious and non-contentious matters including in formal and informal state aid and other investigations before the European Commission, national regulatory authorities and subsequent proceedings before the EU Courts. Orestis has also built a track record of successful client representations in the broader South Eastern European area and particularly in Greece where he has been leading significant projects
during the past years. His clients include major international corporates, financial institutions, Governments and public authorities.
DLA Piper’s Co-Country Managing Partners in Belgium, Annelies Verlinden and Kristof De Vulder, commented: “Orestis is a very talented and hardworking lawyer. His deep knowledge of EU law, analytical thinking and entrepreneurial mentality along with his sector expertise and consistently excellent client service make him a key team member. His promotion demonstrates our commitment to further strengthening our highly-regarded EU law team in Brussels and we are delighted to welcome him to the partnership.”
Globally DLA Piper has promoted 67 lawyers, across many of the firm's practice areas in 35 different offices throughout 13 countries.