15-09-2018: He has particular expertise in the regulatory frameworks applicable to electric and autonomous vehicles. Lawrence will also work closely with the firm's Tech & Comms and Energy & Utilities sector groups, drawing on the extensive expertise he gained during his time working for one of the world's most innovative automotive companies.
10-09-2018: International law firm Bird & Bird today launches its Public Affairs practice in Brussels with the appointment of Francine Cunningham as Senior Public Affairs Manager. A specialist in EU policy, Francine has 20 years of experience in the area of Technology, Communications and Media.
14-06-2018: On 14 June 2018, International law firm Bird & Bird appointed leading Japanese EU data protection and competition law expert, Takeshige (Take) Sugimoto, as a partner in Brussels providing a significant boost to the firm's Privacy & Data Protection practice as well as the firm's Competition & EU Law practice.
03-05-2018: Law firm Fieldfisher has promoted Of Counsels Jochen Beck and Maxime Berlingin to partnership. Beck becomes partner in the EU Regulatory, Competition and Trade practice while Berlingin becomes partner in the Dispute Resolution practice of Fieldfisher Brussels office. For more information, please read the attached press release.
05-03-2018: 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.
22-02-2018: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (‘Freshfields’) has announced the appointment of 20 individuals to counsel, effective from 1 May 2018. The promotions reflect the strength of our global talent and include individuals from Brussels, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Moscow, New York, Paris, Singapore, Vienna and Washington, D.C.
19-02-2018: International trade partner Vassilis Akritidis has been appointed to DWF's Brussels office where he will lead on international trade and WTO issues as the business continues to invest in the growth of its global teams.
13-09-2017: 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.
14-06-2017: 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.
12-06-2017: International law firm Bird & Bird LLP has appointed leading competition & EU specialist Hein Hobbelen as a partner. Hein will divide his time between the firm's offices in Brussels and The Hague.
05-06-2017: Elvira Aliende Rodriguez Elvira focuses on EU competition law with particular experience and market reputation in EU cartel investigations and follow-on damages actions. She has defended clients before the European Commission in some of the most high-profile cartel cases in recent years, including in financial sector cartel investigations such as CHF LIBOR.
30-05-2017: 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.
19-05-2017: 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.
30-03-2017: Each of these talented individuals has already established a strong track record of providing excellent advice to our clients and will make an important contribution to the continuing growth of our business.