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Eubelius

LOUIZALAAN 99, AVENUE LOUISE, 1050 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 543 3100
Fax:
Fax +32 2 543 3101
DX:
89 BAB
Email:
Web:
www.eubelius.com
Antwerp, Brussels, Kortrijk

Belgium

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Eubelius

At ‘highly reputed firmEubelius, the team is ‘knowledgeable and pragmatic, including at the associate level’. Practice head Marieke Wyckaert advised Royal BAM Group on a €400m revolving credit facility agreement with a syndicate of banks. Jean-Marc Gollier is the name to note for financial regulation and insurance and Anthony Logghe is active in project finance.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Eubelius

Knowledgeable and reputable’ firm Eubelius has a substantial corporate and M&A offering. It is regularly instructed in significant transactions on the Belgium market; in a recent highlight, Philippe Mulliez advised Schaubroeck on merging its IT and HR consultancy activities with the activities of Cipal IT Solutions. In a cross-border deal involving Belgium, France and Luxemburg, Erwin Destuyver advised bpost on its acquisition of Lagardère Travel Retail’s Belgian activities. Marieke Wyckaert heads the sizeable corporate department, which includes corporate, private equity and capital markets specialist Lars Van Bever.

Leading individuals

Marieke Wyckaert - Eubelius

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Eubelius

Eubelius has ‘a deep and experienced’ dispute resolution group, which is led jointly by Patrick Hofströssler and Herman De Bauw. The practice has a diverse focus, which encompasses civil and commercial disputes, administrative and constitutional matters, regulatory issues and criminal cases. De Bauw and Tom Bauwens are representing British American Tobacco in a dispute concerning tobacco advertising.

Leading individuals

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Eubelius

Véronique Pertry’s one-partner team at Eubeliuspunches above its weight’ and has ‘strong knowledge and a client focused’ approach. It advised Thalys on several issues over the past year, including compliance and policy matters and dismissals. Other clients include Aina Hospitality, De Lijn and Ghent University.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Eubelius

Pieter Callens heads the IP and ICT practice at Eubelius, which advises clients on trade mark, designs, patents, new technologies and data protection. In a recent highlight, he defended a Belgian company in a copyright dispute before the EU Court of Justice and in national proceedings before the Court of Appeal in Brussels.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Eubelius

Eubelius has ‘unmatched legal and tax knowledge for publicly listed BE-REITs’, and has recently assisted various BE-REITs on rights issues on Euronext Brussels and Euronext Amsterdam. Other recent work includes Barteld Schutyser’s advice to AG Vespa on the procurement process and contract documentation for a PPP project. Practice head Lars Van Bever and Wouter Claes are recommended.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Eubelius

Eubelius excels in real estate and M&A-related tax matters, and has carved out a particular niche in advising BE-REITs on legal and tax issues. Tax litigation also features. Wouter Claes is recommended.

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Belgium: Competition

Belgian law
Competition: Belgian law - ranked: tier 2

Eubelius

Among Eubelius’ recent cases, Jan Bocken advised bpost on its acquisition of the Belgian activities of Lagardère Travel Retail, which was cleared subject to commitments. Highly regarded group head Hans Gilliams oversees a comprehensive practice that also has significant capability in the state aid, investigations and compliance areas.

Leading individuals

Hans Gilliams - Eubelius

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