DWF Appoints Leading International Trade Partner in Brussels
19th February 2018
Vassilis joins from McGuire Woods and prior to his position there he was a long term partner (together with DWF Head of EU Competition Jonathan Branton) in Squire Patton Boggs legacy firm Hammonds. Vassilis joined DWF together with associate Florentine Sneij.
Vassilis has more than 20 years' experience focussing on international trade and WTO law, public procurement, EU Competition law including State Aid, EU internal market issues and litigation before national courts, and the European Courts in Luxembourg.
Long recognised as a leading expert in international trade, Vassilis is also an experienced litigator and a regular writer and speaker in related topics. He has considerable experience in the field of EU law and in particular anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard investigations, in customs matters, EU sanctions and export controls, market access and in advising Governments and private parties on WTO law and practice and dispute settlement. He has worked for private companies, professional associations and governments located in most EU Member States, India, China, Brazil, Thailand, Taiwan, Croatia, Russia, Ukraine, Korea, Turkey, UAE, and the U.S. He is familiar with the administrative practices and trade defence laws in several jurisdictions, including the EU, Russia/Eurasian Economic Union, Brazil and Turkey. Vassilis also works in the field of EU antitrust law and in issues related to the functioning of the EU internal market.
For more information, please read the press release.