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Belgium

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Simont Braun

The ‘prompt, efficient and professional’ team at Simont Braun has a broad finance and capital markets offering. Of particular note is its digital finance practice, which combines the expertise of finance, IP and data protection specialists. Paul Alain Foriers’ practice includes financial litigation. Sandrine Hirsch, Catherine Houssa and counsel Philippe De Prez are other names to note.

Next generation lawyers

Philippe De Prez - Simont Braun

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Simont Braun

Independent Belgian firm Simont Braun’s ‘very responsive’ and ‘flexible’ corporate team excels in transactional, advisory and contentious matters. The team has seen significant growth, with recent hires at associate and senior associate levels. It is particularly active in the real estate and hotels sectors, though its client base stretches beyond these. Sandrine Hirsch heads the team, which also includes Steven Callens and Axel Maeterlinck.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Simont Braun

Simont Braungets the job done’, according to clients. Among the names to note, Lucien Simont is a seasoned litigator with a strong reputation for arbitration, Supreme Court lawyer Paul Alain Foriers is ‘a market heavyweight’ and Caroline De Baets is also highly rated. The sizeable group handles the full range of corporate and commercial, tax, employment, IP and administrative law matters.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Simont Braun

Simont Braun provides ‘an excellent quality of work’, and specialises in transactional IP, IP litigation and advisory work. It has a very strong track record in complex patent litigation in the life sciences, chemicals and mechanical engineering sectors, and trade mark infringement cases for well-known companies. Fernand de Visscher and Eric De Gryse are key names. Philippe Campolini made partner in May 2017.

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Philippe Campolini - Simont Braun

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

Simont Braun

Simont Braun’s team combines ‘a deep knowledge of the law with an understanding of the real estate industry’ and provides ‘a high level of service’. The integrated real estate, public law and administrative law practice acts for developers, investors, private equity firms and public entities. Practice head Manuela von Kuegelgen receives plaudits for her ‘good business acumen’ and ‘creativity’; Martin Bassem was promoted to counsel in 2017.

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Martin Bassem - Simont Braun

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