The focus of the Brussels office will be on representing the firm’s international clients in matters relating to EU law, whatever the outcome of the Brexit negotiations. It is also in some ways a natural development for the firm, given that our lawyers have been involved in high profile EU matters and cases for many years.
Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to announce that Wim Nauwelaerts has joined the firm as a partner in its Brussels office. He will be a member of Sidley’s global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice.
News: (14.06.2017) Sullivan & Cromwell Further Expands Its European Antitrust Practice, Götz Drauz Joins Sullivan & Cromwell
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP announced today that Götz Drauz has joined the Firm's global antitrust and competition group as Of Counsel. Together with recently elected partner Dr. Michael Rosenthal, Mr. Drauz will be based in the newly established Brussels office.
Shearman & Sterling has elected Elvira Aliende Rodriguez to the partnership in its Brussels office.
News: (21.05.2017) Sullivan & Cromwell Expands its European Antitrust Practice, Dr. Michael Rosenthal to Join Sullivan & Cromwell
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP announced today that the Firm has elected to its partnership Dr. Michael Rosenthal, 47, who most recently led Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s European Union and German competition and antitrust practice. Building on the success of its existing practice in the field, Sullivan & Cromwell further strengthens its global antitrust practice with this move. Dr. Rosenthal will be based in Brussels and will join Sullivan & Cromwell’s global antitrust and competition group.
News: (19.05.2017) Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan Adds Leading Competition and Regulatory Lawyers to Brussels Office
Stephen Mavroghenis and Miguel Rato will join the firm as partners based in its Brussels office, working together with both Trevor Soames, who joined in December 2016, and Dr. Nadine Herrmann.
Trevor Soames has joined the firm as a partner based in its Brussels office.
The new structure will include 4,700 lawyers, active in 39 countries, with a turnover exceeding $ 1.2 billion.
News: (03.04.2017) Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners Strengthens Its Brussels Office with the Hire of Francesco Maria Salerno
The international law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners announces the hire of Partner Francesco Maria Salerno who will join the Brussels office starting April 3rd
News: (30.03.2017) Kerry O’Connell Named New Competition Partner from 1 May 2017 at Slaughter & May Brussels
Readers can now vote online until February 1 for their favorite papers on the Awards website.
Dechert LLP, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce that it has bolstered its antitrust/competition group in Brussels with the arrival of a team led by partner Alec Burnside and includes Anne MacGregor, Marjolein De Backer and Adam Kidane. The group was previously with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.
Macfarlanes is pleased to announce that EU and competition law specialists Tom Usher, Cameron Firth and Christophe Humpe will be joining the firm as partners from King & Wood Mallesons early in the new year.
The nominations for the 2017 Antitrust Writing Awards are open.
Mayer Brown announced today that Geneviève Michaux has joined the firm's Government & Global Trade practice as a partner in Brussels. Previously, she was at Hunton & Williams.
New group of Partners reflects the growing importance and complexity of immigration to business around the world and the continued growth of the Firm.
News: (April 2016) Jones Day welcomes Jörg Hladjk as leader of Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection Practice in Brussels
The global law firm Jones Day is pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Jörg Hladjk as of counsel in the Firm's Brussels Office and leader of the Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection Practice in that office. Dr. Hladjk was previously counsel at Hunton & Williams in Brussels.
News: (22.01.2016) King & Wood Mallesons boosts Brussels Corporate practice with new partner Anthony Van der Hauwaert
King & Wood Mallesons has expanded its European corporate practice with a lateral partner hire. Anthony Van der Hauwaert joins the firm from Squire Patton Boggs, where he worked for 14 years and was head of the firm's Belgium practice.
Following growing client demand, legal business DWF is formally opening an office in Brussels to provide greater competition and regulatory support to its major UK and international clients, particularly in the Central and Local Government, Food and Retail, Transport, and Energy and Industrials industry sectors.
News: (12.10.2015) Sheppard Mullin Launches First-Tier EU Competition and Regulatory Practice in Brussels
High-Profile Lawyer Jacques Derenne Will Lead Practice, Which Includes Robert Klotz, Oliver Heinisch and Further Partner Hires
DALDEWOLF are pleased to announce the launch of their new partnership.
A convergence of ideas and ambitions has led the law firm DAL & VELDEKENS and twelve lawyers from the law firm DE WOLF & PARTNERS to unite their practices.
Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that from 1 September competition partner Matthew Levitt will be taking on the role of Brussels Office Managing Partner. He will be taking over from Ciara Kennedy-Loest who has managed the office since July 2012.
Dentons is pleased to announce the launch of its Greek Desk operating from the Firm’s Brussels office to provide Greek, other European, US and other clients with innovative cross-border business and legal solutions on a broad range of practices including core corporate and financial regulatory legal services, expert counseling on energy, EU competition, privatization, infrastructure, debt restructuring, bank reorganization, international dispute resolution, restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy.
Virginie Dor (partner, public procurements at CMS DeBacker) has been named by the European Commission as a member of the stakeholder expert group on public procurement.
International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced that it is to launch a presence in Brussels ahead of the UK referendum on EU membership.
Antitrustitalia’s 22nd antitrust lunch is scheduled on Thursday 19 February 2015 at Confindustria Bruxelles (Av. de la Joyeuse Entrée 1 – 1040 Bruxelles – Metro Schuman). Dr. Henning Leupold – member of the Competition Team of the Legal Service of the European Commission – will give a presentation in English on: “Restrictions ‘by object’ after Groupement des Cartes Bancaires – much ado about nothing?”
News: (09.02.2015) Crowell & Moring's Brussels Office Elects New Partner and Welcomes the Appointment of a New Senior Counsel
Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Jan-Diederik Lindemans to partner in the firm’s Litigation and Trial and Intellectual Property groups. Mr. Lindemans’ promotion coincides with the recent arrival of Brussels-based Geert Bogaert to the firm’s Dispute Resolution team as Senior Counsel.
Hogan Lovells has promoted two of its lawyers, Jan Blockx and Gianni De Stefano, to Counsel in the firm's Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice, effective 1 January 2015.
Law firm Eversheds has strengthened its international IP and Life Sciences offering with the hire of partner Gunther Meyer who has joined the firm to lead its intellectual property practice in Belgium. Gunther joins from Benelux law firm Stibbe.
After a few years of inactivity we are relaunching the Bruesseler Runde, a forum of German lawyers in Brussels working in the EU institutions, other international organisations, trade associations, companies and law firms. The group will meet again three to four times a year for a casual dinner and exchange of ideas and information.
Belgian-Luxembourgish law firm De Wolf & Partners has appointed Gerald Stevens as its new Managing Partner.
News: (12.06.2014) Covington Expands European Public Policy and Government Affairs Practice with Sebastian Vos
Sebastian Vos, an international public policy professional, is joining Covington & Burling to lead the European division of the firm’s global public policy and government affairs practice.
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown has appointed Antitrust and Competition partner, Jens Peter Schmidt, as partner-in-charge for Brussels, effective 1 June 2014.
The American Lawyer's US-EU Legal Summit, to be held in Brussels on June 16th, is pleased to announce that the keynote address will be delivered by the European Commission's Chief Negotiator of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Mr. Ignacio García Bercero.
News: (19.05.2014) Crowell & Moring Adds Dr. Salomé Cisnal De Ugarte as Antitrust, International Trade, and Regulatory Partner in Brussels
Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte as a partner in its Antitrust and International Trade groups, as well as the firm’s European (EU) Regulatory Practice. She joins the Crowell & Moring Brussels office from Mayer Brown.
News: (30.04.2014) Covington Strengthens EU Competition Practice with Johan Ysewyn and Peter Camesasca
Covington & Burling is pleased to announce that Johan Ysewyn and Peter Camesasca are joining the firm's Brussels office as partners, where they will play substantial roles in the firm’s global antitrust and competition practice.
News: (10.04.2014) K&L Gates Bolsters European Policy Practice with Addition of Former Parliament Member
Global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Ignasi Guardans as a partner in its Brussels office. A former member of the European and Spanish parliaments, Guardans boosts the firm’s growing European policy and regulatory practice.
International TMT law firm Olswang strengthens its TMT offering with the arrival of new partner Sylvie Rousseau. Sylvie is registered at both the Brussels and the Paris bar and will operate from both the firm's Brussels and Paris offices.
Belgian law firm Laga announced today the hire of Benoît Feron as partner in the Corporate team.
The Brussels office will focus on EU and Member State competition litigation and investigations.
News: (06.02.2014) Mayer Brown Welcomes Julian Ellison in Brussels as Partner in Antitrust & Competition Practice
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced today that Julian Ellison has joined the firm as a partner in its Antitrust & Competition practice in Brussels. Previously, he was a partner in the Brussels office at Ashurst.
Schoenherr, a leading corporate law firm in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), is expanding its EU and Competition practice with a reinforced and newly-staffed office in Brussels. Volker Weiss, a partner in Schoenherr's competition practice, will head the Belgium office.
Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce it has elected five attorneys to the firm’s partnership effective January 1, 2014. The newly elected partners include Emmanuel Plasschaert, a partner in the Corporate and Labor & Employment groups and resident in the firm’s Brussels office.
News: (16.09.2013) Norton Rose Fulbright grows Brussels competition practice with hire of Jay Modrall
Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed EU competition partner Jay Modrall to its Brussels office. Jay joins from Cleary Gottlieb where he was a partner.
Osborne Clarke has hired IP Partner Claire Bouchenard into the Paris office and Corporate Partner David Haex into the Brussels office.
Dr. Georg M. Berrisch, who is recognized as one of the most experienced and effective litigators specializing in competition law, state aid and trade matters in the European Union (EU), has joined Baker Botts L.L.P. as a partner in the firm’s Brussels office.
European antitrust practice further strengthened with addition of best-in-class practitioner.
Latham & Watkins LLP is pleased to announce that Lars Kjølbye will join the firm’s Brussels office as a partner in the Litigation Department. Kjølbye is widely recognized as a leading antitrust practitioner in Europe.
News: (02.07.2013) Noerr forms its opening team in Brussels: Competition lawyer Alexander Israel Joins Noerr
The international commercial law firm Noerr LLP presses ahead with the recently announced opening of an office in Brussels. On 1 October the internationally recognised competition lawyer Alexander Israel joins the law firm as Associated Partner.
Competition lawyers Dr. Jens-Olrik Murach and Lena Sandberg are joining the Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s Brussels office.
McGuireWoods LLP today announced that it is expanding its international trade, competition and EU regulatory law practice with the addition of a four-member team in the firm’s Brussels office.
Osborne Clarke has expanded its international organisation, with a ten-strong team opening an office in Brussels. With the addition of Brussels Osborne Clarke's international organisation now has 14 offices in six jurisdictions. The team will be joined by members of OC’s EU Regulatory team, which will use the office as a base.
antitrustitalia – the association of Italian professionals working in the antitrust sphere in Brussels – celebrates its two years anniversary.
News: (02.05.2013) Dechert Boosts European Competition Practice with New Partner Hans Jürgen Meyer-Lindemann
International law firm Dechert LLP announced today that Hans Jürgen Meyer-Lindemann has joined the firm’s Antitrust/Competition practice as a partner. He will split his time between the firm’s Brussels and Frankfurt offices.
News: (15.04.2013) Hunton & Williams Expands Life Sciences Practice in Europe, Adds Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Lawyer Geneviève Michaux in Brussels
Hunton & Williams announces the further development of its life science practice in Europe with the arrival of Geneviève Michaux in Brussels, from Covington & Burling LLP, as counsel in the firm’s food and drug group.
News: (11.04.2013) Steptoe Bolsters Environment & Life Sciences Practice with Ruxandra Cana and Her Team
Steptoe & Johnson LLP is expanding its international Environment and Life Sciences Group with the addition of Ruxandra Cana as a partner in the firm’s Brussels office.
Hunton & Williams is pleased to announce the promotion to Counsel of German-qualified lawyer Dr. Jörg Hladjk.
Winston & Strawn LLP is taking the next step as a preeminent global antitrust and competition firm by opening a Brussels office by June 2013.
The Brussels office of global law firm Eversheds has appointed partner Johan Joos to lead its real estate and regulatory practice in Belgium. Johan joins the firm from Benelux law firm Stibbe.
Combination Creates New Top Ten International Law Firm to Offer Clients Competitive Edge.
Steptoe is pleased to announce that Pieter Bekker has joined the firm’s International Arbitration Group as a partner.
News: (28.09.2012) Frank Fine Joins DeHeng Law Offices’ Competition and Antitrust Team: DeHeng is Now the First Chinese Law Firm in Brussels
Frank Fine joined the Competition and Antitrust Practice Group of DeHeng Law Offices, thus establishing DeHeng’s presence in Brussels. Mr. Fine will serve as Senior Counsel to the firm, providing DeHeng’s Chinese clients with a valuable resource for their EU competition law needs and to facilitate their legal assistance throughout Europe.
Baker Botts L.L.P. announced the opening of a Brussels office today in a move that will enhance the global reach of its antitrust and competition law practice.
The Brussels office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Sebastián Romero Melchor as a partner in its food, drugs, medical devices and cosmetics practice.
News: (10.06.2012) Vincenzo Salvatore, Head Of Legal Service At The European Medicines Agency, Joins Sidley Austin As Senior Counsel
Sidley Austin LLP announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Head of Legal Service, Vincenzo Salvatore, has become senior counsel in the firm’s European life sciences regulatory practice
Raphael Bailly joins De Wolf & Partners as partner in the Brussels office, to expand and develop De Wolf & Partners IP, IT & TMT firmwide practice.
Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP announces today the appointment of six new partners with effect from 1st May.
News: (27.03.2012) The Association of Corporate Counsel Europe and the International Law Office Recognise Top In-house Counsel
The Association of Corporate Counsel Europe (ACC Europe) and the International Law Office (ILO) hosted the fifth European Counsel Awards last Wednesday, 21st March, in London. The gala event celebrated the achievements of in-house counsel recognised by their peers as excelling in their chosen fields.
News: (27.01.2012) Holman Fenwick Willan Continues To Invest in Core Capabilities with Aviation Partner Hire
Leading international law firm, Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) is delighted to announce the recruitment of Pierre Frühling as a Partner in the Aerospace team.
Covington & Burling LLP is pleased to announce that Jean De Ruyt has joined the firm’s government affairs group as a senior European policy advisor in Brussels.
International law firm Salans has promoted four lawyers to partner in 2012.
News: (03.01.2012) SJ Berwin hires Riccardo Croce to enhance the firm’s Competition & Regulatory team in Brussels
International law firm SJ Berwin has announced a New Year wave of hires with the arrival this week of an experienced Energy & Infrastructure partner in London; two partners with M&A and private equity expertise plus six associates in Milan; and a partner in Brussels to further enhance the firm’s market-leading EU, Competition & Regulatory team.
International law firm McDermott Will & Emery announced today that it has relocated to a new office in Brussels. This is the Firm’s third consecutive office move in Europe, following its expansion in the European cities of London, Milan and Paris.
Stibbe has considered a proposal by its Alliance partner Herbert Smith to enter into merger talks. We have decided not to change our current course. Stibbe is maintaining its independence in accordance with its strategic objective of being the leading internationally oriented law firm in the Benelux region.
Axel P. Schulz has been named a partner in White & Case's Global Antitrust Practice. Based in Brussels, and a member of the Munich and Brussels bar, he regularly advises on cartel-related investigations and is particularly experienced in European regulatory issues involving the pharmaceutical industry.
International law firm McDermott Will & Emery LLP is pleased to announce that 29 attorneys have become partners of the Firm effective January 1, 2012. Andrea Hamilton is promoted partner in the firm's Brussels office.
News: (07.11.2011) Hunton & Williams Names Privacy Authority Wim Nauwelaerts Brussels Office Managing Partner
Brussels — 7 November 2011 — Hunton & Williams announces the appointment of Wim Nauwelaerts as Brussels office managing partner. Nauwelaerts, who joined Hunton & Williams in August 2010, will be responsible for providing leadership and coordination with firm leaders to oversee strategic planning and client service initiatives for the Brussels office.
News: (03.11.2011) Expert Litigator Elaine Whiteford to Boost BLP’s Contentious Competition Capability
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has announced that highly regarded litigator Elaine Whiteford, a barrister who specialises in major competition law disputes in the English and EU courts, is to join its rapidly expanding Competition, EU and Trade Group as a partner. She joins BLP from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London.
Birmingham and London law firm, Martineau, has opened in Brussels as part of a strategic collaboration with German law firm, Becker Büttner Held (BBH).
Liesbeth Weynants joins Hoyng Monegier as a partner in its Brussels office from Benelux law firm NautaDutilh and brings her team with her, which includes senior associate Christel Brion and junior associate Charlotte Weyne. Liesbeth is an expert in patent and regulatory matters, and has a particular focus on the Life Sciences sector.
Global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Jeroen Smets as a corporate partner in its Brussels office. Smets joins K&L Gates from Taylor Wessing LLP.
This new venture, led by Partners Mark Clough QC and Christine O'Neill, will support all of Brodies' client sector teams and provide expert advice on EU policy and legislative developments.
The office will be led by Michael Rosenthal, previously the managing partner of Hunton & Williams' Brussels office, who will be joined by Götz Drauz, the former Deputy Director-General for Competition at the European Commission, and former Hunton & Williams partner Paul McGeown, along with a counsel and three associates.
The Brussels office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Flavia Distefano as a partner in its antitrust, competition, and trade regulation practice. Distefano arrives at K&L Gates from McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, where she headed the firm’s European competition practice. She is the first partner addition to the office since its establishment in February of this year, and joins a 60-lawyer competition team worldwide.
Philippe Vlaemminck New Partner at ALTIUS EU Regulatory and Trade Practice
Hogan Lovells Wins Four Euromoney European Women in Business Law Awards 2011
Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick crowned "Best Benelux Law Firm" 2011
Vasiliki Avgoustidi joins Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP)
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek reopens Brussels office
Hogan Lovells Hires Antitrust Partner in Brussels
Jean-François Richard joins Altra Law as a tax partner
Edmon Oude Elferink, Competition Law Partner with CMS.
News: (28.04.2011) Cadwalader opens Brussels Office headed by prominent European Competition Attorney, Alec J. Burnside.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP opens Brussels Office headed by prominent European Competition Attorney, Alec J. Burnside.
News: (26.04.2011) Hill & Knowlton International Belgium have appointed Michael Voordeckers as Associate Director on the EU Public Affairs team.
Hill & Knowlton International Belgium has appointed Michael Voordeckers as Associate Director on the EU Public Affairs team.
Denis-Emmanuel Philippe joins DLA Piper'sTax practice in Brussels
DLA Piper announces partnership promotions for 2011
Brussels Legal at The Belgian Legal Awards 2011
News: (01.04.2011) De Wolf & Partners reinforces the basis of its Belgium - Africa - China golden triangle
De Wolf & Partners reinforces the basis of its Belgium - Africa - China golden triangle
The Belgian Legal Awards 2011 was held on the 24th of March at the Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels...
Avisa Partners welcomes Pablo Asbo
News: (09.03.2011) Crowell & Moring: Laurent Ruessmann To Head Crowell & Moring's European Trade Practice
Laurent Ruessmann To Head Crowell & Moring's European Trade Practice
Freshfields elects 20 new partners
Julian Joshua, Leading Competition Practitioner, Joins Steptoe’s Brussels Office
News: (01.03.2011) Morrison & Foerster Expands Antitrust & Competition Practice with Addition of Tom McQuail
Morrison & Foerster Expands Antitrust & Competition Practice with Addition of Tom McQuail
Sidley Austin LLP Adds Life Sciences Partner in Brussels
News: (23.02.2011) Shearman & Sterling Expands European and Global Antitrust Practice with Addition of Five-Partner Team in Brussels
Shearman & Sterling Expands European and Global Antitrust Practice with Addition of Five-Partner Team in Brussels
Van Bael & Bellis elects two new partners.
K&L Gates Adds Brussels Office with Hire of Competition, Corporate Partner Team
Vinge expands competition practice in Brussels and Stockholm
Leading authority on EU law joins Salans' Global EU Competition Practice
News: (18.10.2010) McDermott Will & Emery Strengthens Antitrust Practice With Hire Of German Competition Lawyer To Brussels Office
McDermott Will & Emery Strengthens Antitrust Practice With Hire Of German Competition Lawyer To Brussels Office
News: (05.07.2010) UGGC & Associés
Bruno Lebrun joins UGGC & Associés as Partner. For the full news feature, click here.
News: (01.07.2010) McDermott Will & Emery
McDermott Will & Emery Appoints Leading Competition Partner to Brussels Office. For the full press release, click here.
News (30.06.2010) Van Bael & Bellis
Van Bael & Bellis successfully represented two companies in the pre-stressing steel cartel investigation. For the full news feature, click here.
News: (16.06.2010) Skadden
Skadden, Arps has announced that Simon Baxter joined the firm's Brussels office as a European Union/International Competition partner. For the full news feature, click here.
News: (07.06.2010) Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick
Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick (Belgium) has just been named as the "Best Benelux Lawfirm" of 2010 by the prestigious jury of the International Legal Alliance Summit Awards (ILASA). For the full press release, click here.
News: (15.05.2010) Legal Run for Simon & Odil
On May 30, lawyers and staff from international law firms in Brussels will again participate, as a single team, in the annual 20 km run through Brussels to raise money for a good cause. For the full news feature, click here.
Salans Announces New Office in Brussels