01-10-2018: Christopher was Deputy Director for Energy following a career spanning more than 30 years at the European Commission. He was previously Deputy Head of the Cabinet for the Energy Commissioner and spent 18 years designing and implementing Europe's energy policy.
Bird & Bird today boosts its International Automotive Group with the appointment of Lawrence Freeman as Senior Counsel in Brussels
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.
Bird & Bird launches Public Affairs practice in Brussels with the appointment of Francine Cunningham as Senior Public Affairs Manager
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.
03-09-2018: International legal practice Osborne Clarke has appointed IT and telecoms specialist Laurens Dauwe to strengthen its team in Belgium.
16-08-2018: Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has boosted its Brussels office with the hire of senior partner Emmanuel Roger France.
Bird & Bird Boosts Privacy & Data Protection and Competition & EU Law Practice in Brussels with Appointment of Take Sugimoto
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.
19-06-2017: Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte will be joining the Brussels office of Hogan Lovells in August as a partner in the firm's global antitrust practice.
Sullivan & Cromwell Further Expands Its European Antitrust Practice, Götz Drauz Joins Sullivan & Cromwell
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.
Bird & Bird Expands its Competition & EU team in Brussels and The Netherlands by Appointing Hein Hobbelen as Partner
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.
Sullivan & Cromwell Expands its European Antitrust Practice, Dr. Michael Rosenthal to Join Sullivan & Cromwell
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.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan Adds Leading Competition and Regulatory Lawyers to Brussels Office
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.
16-04-2017: Trevor Soames has joined the firm as a partner based in its Brussels office.
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners Strengthens its Brussels Office with the Hire of Francesco Maria Salerno
04-04-2017: Francesco Maria joins the firm after 18 years’ service racked up with a leading international law firm where he began in 1999 working from its Rome offices. Having been appointed Senior Attorney in 2010 he transferred to the Brussels office of the firm in 2005.