26-04-2016: 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.
22-01-2016: 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.
07-12-2015: 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.
01-09-2015: 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.
29-08-2015: 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.
17-02-2015: 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?”
17-02-2015: 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.
06-11-2014: 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.
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.
20-05-2014: 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.
18-05-2014: 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.