The Legal 500

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

AVENUE LOUISE 489, 3RD FLOOR, 1050 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 626 05 00
Fax:
Fax +32 2 626 05 10
Web:
www.steptoe.com

Belgium

Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 3

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP’s team is ‘quick to respond’ and provides ‘concise, easy-to-understand advice’. The practice recently received a significant boost with the arrival of Jean-Nicolas Maillard from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP’s Paris office. The firm’s key strength lies in advising on cartel and abuse of dominance activity, merger clearances, and antitrust compliance. Yves Botteman and Robert Fleishman are also recommended.

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Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping
Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping - ranked: tier 2

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP has ‘a professional and knowledgeable anti-dumping and anti-subsidy practice’, as well as a significant body of work in export controls and sanctions. EU-China trade expert James Searles is ‘impressive’.

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Belgium: EU regulatory

Chemicals (REACH)
Chemicals (REACH) - ranked: tier 1

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP handles a range of advisory work and litigation before the Board of Appeal of ECHA, as well as both the European General Court and the Court of Justice. Darren Abrahams and Anna Gergely are both highly regarded. Ruxandra Cana is a key name for product defence and consortium formation, dossier and substance evaluation matters.

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Environment (including WEEE and RoHS)
Environment (including WEEE and RoHS). - ranked: tier 1

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Senior associate Indiana de Seze at Steptoe & Johnson LLP has expertise in WEEE and RoHS matters, and also advises on market access issues and eco-design and energy-using products.

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Financial services
Financial services - ranked: tier 1

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP is praised as having ‘unparalleled insurance industry knowledge’. In addition to the firm’s strong insurance and reinsurance client following, Jean Russotto has a strong banking regulatory practice. The ‘excellent’ Philip Woolfson and ‘knowledgeable and tenacious’ Guy Soussan are also recommended.

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Food
Food - ranked: tier 1

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP’s Anna Gergely has specialist expertise in food contact materials. Darren Abrahams and Ruxandra Cana both have expertise in regulation relating to genetically modified foods.

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