Van Bael & Bellis > Brussels, Belgium > Firm Profile

Van Bael & Bellis
GLAVERBEL BUILDING, CHAUSSÉE DE LA HULPE
166 TERHULPSESTEENWEG
1170 BRUSSELS
Belgium

Belgium > Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping Tier 1

Van Bael & Bellis is home to a substantial team, with particularly thorough knowledge of WTO disputes; the group routinely appears before the EU courts challenging trade defence measures. The practice is headed by Philippe De Baere , who is experienced in handling significant EU anti-circumvention and anti-subsidy matters and has recently been active advising on the Brexit-related repercussions of existing agreements. Jean-François Bellis has in-depth experience of competition and trade law while Fabrizio Di Gianni is a key name for safeguard investigations. Richard Luff  is also often engaged in anti-dumping cases.

Practice head(s):

Philippe De Baere

Other key lawyers:

Jean-François Bellis; Fabrizio Di Gianni

Testimonials

‘Put simply, they are the best in this field. They are authoritative, while humble in their approach, they are clear, concise and quick.’

‘They have a fantastic ability to see and plan for what is way ahead.’

‘We have been collaborating with VBB on anti-dumping issues for the past 7 years. VBB has unrivaled know-how and knowledge in the EU anti-dumping field, and has a sober logic to respond to it. All team members work diligently regardless of time and provide active legal advice to help clients develop logic as they wish.’

‘Passion and commitment. They have explored all options available to support the case with an outstanding level of communication with the members of the industry association.’

‘Passion, commitment and determination trying to achieve the desired targets’

‘The team has been nothing short of exceptional during our work together. Their approach was methodical and they were straight-forward with their opinions but at the same time respected ours, and best of all, they were able to get us a great result at the end of the trial.’

‘Very client focused and thorough in delivering legal explanations, they are hugely experienced in trade matters which is very relevant in today’s trading environment.’

Key clients

AGP Glass

Canon Europa NV

Dingsheng Group

Duferco

Europacable

EuroTec GmbH

European Parliament

General Electric

Giant Electric Vehicle

Giant Hungary Manufacturing Co.

Hesteel Serbia

Government of China (MOFCOM)

Government of Indonesia

Government of Italy

Government of Japan (METI)

HBIS Serbia

Interpipe

LM Wind Power

Lotte Chemical Louisiana

Metinvest

POSCO

SABIC

TDK Foil Italy S.p.A.

Trasteel International S.A.

The Dow Chemical Company

UK Government

Valbruna SpA

Vestel

VITOL SA

Work highlights

  • Advised the Government of Indonesia in a WTO dispute settlement proceeding concerning certain measures imposed by the EU and its Member States in the framework of its renewable energy directives.
  • Represented the EU industry in the first major anti-dumping and anti-subsidy proceedings initiated by the EU Commission against imports of high-tech products in the telecoms industry.
  • Represented TDK Foil Italy S.p.A, an Italian importer of aluminium flat-rolled products originating from the People’s Republic of China before the General Court against the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU).

Belgium > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 1

Van Bael & Bellis‘ market-leading life sciences practice has a strong full-service practice with deep national and EU regulatory and industrial expertise across the sector. Its impressive client roster includes major pharmaceutical heavyweights, pan-European associations, and national governments. Jointly led by pharma law expert Catherine Longeval and patent licensing and competition specialist Peter L’Ecluse, the team especially excels at representing public and private clients in high-profile litigation before various judicial and administrative bodies and industry boards. Michael Clancy represents clients before national competition authorities and in patent litigation before the courts.  

Practice head(s):

Catherine Longeval; Peter L’Ecluse

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The practice has a thorough in-depth-knowledge of European drug law and was able to understand and handle our objective exactly as expected even though the case was a very complicated issue not only concerning drug law but also patent law.’

The team of Van Bael & Bellis is very responsive, flexible, and communicates fast and precisely, even in a setting where three parties had to be involved. The timelines were kept even under severe time constraints.’

‘Both engaged colleagues from VB&B were able to comprehend our complicated request immediately and provided excellent legal advice in the form of an expert statement. Catherine Longeval especially handled our case very well.’

‘High-quality professional advice with a focus on detail is always provided. Kindness and prompt communication of the team even on stretched deadlines. High quality of legal newsletters and continuous monitoring of the advancements of the pharma law jurisprudence with a view to inform the pharma law community in a respectful and professional way.’

‘Catherine Longeval is a very experienced pharma law expert and distinguished speaker in international legal congresses, with solid legal knowledge and versatile business understanding, as well as continuous oversight of the pharma law and compliance advancements during the last decades. As partner, she leads the projects in a customer-centered and legally advanced way, while she gives the space to emerging talent to thrive.’

‘Catherine Longeval’s experience in working with many international clients in demanding projects and litigation cases during the last few years gives added value to her team’s legal opinions and overall contribution to the projects of the Law Firm. Her ability to inspire and guide the associates with a view to keep a high standard of work in the final outputs combined with her gentle and elegant personality is remarkable, and it makes her a top coach and mentor for the new generation of legal professionals.’

Key clients

AbbVie

Amgen

AstraZeneca

Baxter

Bayer

Belgian Federal Government

CSL Behring

Eisai

Eli Lilly

Gedeon Richter

Gilead

GlaxoSmithKline

Horus Pharma

Intercept

Mylan

Novo Nordisk

pharma.be

Schwabe Pharma

Takeda

UCB

Vertex

Zoetis

Work highlights

  • Representing a young girl suffering from a serious and rare disease in litigation against the producer of a medicinal product (Biomarin) that is not (yet) reimbursed in Belgium.
  • Advising Zoetis, the largest global animal health company, on a range of regulatory matters, including: (1) distribution and GDP, (2) sponsorship of HCPs, and (3) interactions with veterinary clinics, among others.

Belgium > Competition: Belgian law Tier 2

Van Bael & Bellis acts for a number of major international companies and brands across merger control, cartel, abuse of dominance, and damages cases, regularly acting in high-stakes, complex cases before the Belgian Competition Authority both relating to litigation and investigations. The team has seen an increased focus on work in regulated industries such as energy and pharma, as well as real estate, and also advises domestic governments on public procurement considerations. The team is led by Peter L’Ecluse, who specialises in life sciences and pharma work, while Kris Van Hove takes the lead on damages litigation. Valérie Lefever is a senior associate with a strong focus on the telecoms space, encompassing sector-specific regulations and competition issues.

Practice head(s):

Peter L’Ecluse

Other key lawyers:

Kris Van Hove; Valerie Lefever

Key clients

Allianz

Coca-Cola Euro-Pacific Partners

DAF

The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)

GlaxoSmithKline

Koninklijk Meteorologisch Instituut/Institut Royal Météorologique

Météo-France

pharma.be

Safran Group

Work highlights

  • Rrepresenting the DAF group and Paccar group companies in relation to all their damage claims following on from the Commission’s settlement decision in trucks that are being raised in Belgium.
  • Successfully assisted the Belgian government in setting up a loan scheme to benefit the travel industry (in the wake of the impact of Covid-19) in compliance with the EU Commission’s State Aid Temporary Framework and in notifying the aid scheme to the EU Commission.

Belgium > Competition: EU and global Tier 2

Van Bael & Bellis has an extensive senior team with strong experience across transactional and behavioural competition mandates, encompassing cross-border merger control, cartel and abuse of dominance investigations, and litigation before the European Commission and EU courts, including notable victories in follow-on damages and appellate cases. The firm represents major global names in fields such as heavy industrials, tech, and logistics, and has a notable capability in managing parallel investigations involving the EU and CMA where it works in collaboration with its London office, a particular specialism of Andreas Reindl. Andrzej Kmiecik and Porter Elliott lead the team; they have a track records handling merger approval. Other key names include the vastly experienced Jean-François Bellis, Kris Van Hove, who is representing Japan Airlines in its appeal before the Commission, industrials and chemicals sector specialist Markus Wellinger, and Johan Van Acker, noted for his work co-ordinating merger reviews before the Commission and CMA, as well as Phase II investigations. Counsel Catherine Gordley has played a key role in a number of merger and distribution mandates.

Practice head(s):

Andrzej Kmiecik; Porter Elliott

Other key lawyers:

Jean-Francois Bellis; Kris Van Hove; Markus Wellinger; Johan Van Acker; Andreas Reindl; Catherine Gordley; Charlotte Nassogne

Testimonials

‘This firm has a long history and tradition in its EU competition law practice. They have provided excellent legal service in such area to Japanese clients. In addition, they have good ability to communicate with relevant EU officials.’

‘J.F. Bellis: He is an encyclopedia in EU competition law. Although he is a very senior lawyer, he is very responsive to our contact. Kris Van Hove: His advice is always half a step forward for our clients. Charlotte Nassogne: She works very hard for each client. She is very responsive to each contact from clients even if it is urgent.’

‘Mr. Kris Van Hove always assists us very effectively and efficiently. He is always very supportive and responsive.’

‘Top quality law firm with excellent business understanding.’

‘We work mainly with Andreas Reidl who we find highly intelligent and competent with a strong business mindset and understanding of our operations. He always gives top quality legal advice, both in the quality of the legal assessment, the presentation and the way it can be directly applied in our operations. He always responds rapidly and keeps us updated on new legislation and relevant topics.’

Key clients

Association for Competitive Technology (ACT)

Bloomberg

Carlsberg

Eli Lilly

Gigaset

Gilead

Google

Halliburton

Japan Airlines

Neste group

Nike

PPG group

Quaker Houghton

Recylex group

Toyoda Gosei

Umicore group

Utmost Group Limited

Work highlights

  • Assisted the Association for Competitive Technology (ACT), a trade association representing more than 5,000 IT firms worldwide, as one of the main interveners in the landmark Intel case.
  • Representing Gigaset Communications LLC, a German manufacturer of mobile phones and other telecommunications equipment, as an intervener in support of Google in Google’s appeal against the European Commission’s decision concerning the Android Mobile Platform and resulting in a EUR 4.34 billion fine.
  • Representing JAL in the long-running EU Airfreight cartel case, this time in an appeal before the EU courts against the European Commission’s second decision in this matter.

Belgium > Dispute resolution Tier 2

The Brussels-based team at Van Bael & Bellis is well-versed in all manner of court-based and arbitral dispute resolution, with distributorship disputes, damages litigation, and regulatory proceedings all forming a growing part of the group’s workload. Practice chair Catherine Longeval is praised by clients for her ‘exceptional‘ capabilities in litigious proceedings before the various domestic courts. Both Longeval and seasoned litigator Peter L’Ecluse are noted for their life sciences expertise, with L’Ecluse’s recent engagements seeing him representing major companies before the General Court of the European Union (CJEU). Counsel Koen T’Syen focuses on disputes heard before the civil and administrative courts, while senior associate Quentin Declève's recent workload concerns cross-border proceedings in the consumer goods and apparel sectors.

Practice head(s):

Catherine Longeval

Testimonials

‘Practical lawyers with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the sensitive areas of a case.’

‘Exceptionally professional and very responsive.’

‘Catherine has been exceptional.’

‘The team is strong, sharp, responsive, and eager to provide full insight in the legal issues at hand.’

‘Excellent lawyers, hands-on, always available and well-informed’

‘Multidisciplinary practice that is able to draw on experiences from across a range of industries to quickly get to the core of the matter in a time-efficient manner. An underappreciated firm.’

‘The people are friendly and engaged and provide top-level expertise.’

Key clients

Advanced Instruments

Aktemon

Amphenol

AstraZeneca

Belgian State

Coca-Cola Euro-Pacific Partners

Duslo

Elicio

GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals

Horus Pharma

Mars

Prodimed

Schwabe Pharma

Voo (formerly Nethys)

Work highlights

  • Continuing to act on behalf of CDR-Consortium de Réalisation SA and CDR Créances SAS in an array of high-profile cases associated with the recovery of a debt exceeding Є400m, originating from a dispute in relation to the sale by Crédit Lyonnais of Mr. Tapie’s stake in Adidas.
  • Successfully represented Amphenol in legal proceedings against its former distributor Akron NV.
  • Represented Schwabe Pharma Belgium in cease-and-desist proceedings before the President of the Antwerp Enterprise Court against Depharm and Will-Pharma.

Belgium > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 3

Van Bael & Bellis recruited a team led by Johan Mouraux from DLA Piper, which offers significant expertise in project financing, particularly relating to the development of energy transmission and storage infrastructure. The team is active on behalf of lenders and project proponents, and has a strong record in renewable energy projects and leveraged finance mandates, also supporting private equity clients on fundraising rounds and acquisition financing.

Practice head(s):

Johan Mouraux

Other key lawyers:

Lucas De Four; Jorren Garrez

Key clients

Belfius Bank

Belgian Eco Energy (BEE)

CIT Blaton SA

DIF Capital Partners

EDF (Electricité de France)

Federale Verzekering/Federale Assuranc

ING Belgiu

Jan De Nul

Liberty Mutual

LuWa SA

Tikehau Capita

TramArdent SA

Triplepoint Capital

Willemen Group

Work highlights

  • Advised LuWa SA in a significant PPP project for the design, modernisation, operation and maintenance of public lightning equipment of the Walloon region’s highway network worth approximately EUR 400 million.
  • Advised a consortium of sponsors in the context of this approx. EUR 800 million PPP project relating to the conversion of the R4 West and East into Primary Roads in Ghent (Belgium), which was procured by De Werkvennootschap NV for the Flemish authorities.
  • Assisted US venture capital investor, TriplePoint Capital, in relation to its various rounds of financing of Belgian electric bicycle manufacturer, Cowboy.

Belgium > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Van Bael & Bellis bolstered its team with the arrival of Caroline Daout, formerly of DLA Piper, and her team in September 2022, adding significant expertise in cross-border M&A and private equity deals, and strengthening the firm’s client base. The firm also continues to handle high-value transactions and corporate restructurings, offering regulatory, and financing expertise to clients ranging from domestic and multinational corporates in a diverse range of sectors to international investment funds. Michel Bonne heads the team, advising on complex M&A and restructurings as well as takeover and public company issues, joint ventures, and acquisition finance, while Hannelore Matthys, promoted to counsel in February 2022, continues to be active on regulated industry deals, with a notable focus on renewable energy.

Practice head(s):

Michel Bonne

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Hannelore Matthys has excellent expertise in corporate law. She is proactive, pragmatic and has a client and solutions oriented mindset.’

‘Nice team with a lot of enthusiasm, professional and willing to go the extra mile.’

‘Dedicated and professional.’

Key clients

Altano Gruppe

Aptean

Quadrum Capital

Ufenau Capital Partners AG

Carmeuse

Group of Butchers

Bidfood

Ocean Network Express

Elicio

Galapagos

Coca-Cola Enterprises

Quaker Houghton

Negma Group

Parcom

Yource

Work highlights

  • Assisting Elicio, an international producer of green energy, in relation to the set-up of several consortia and submission of a joint public tender bid in a number of high-stakes international (floating) offshore projects.
  • Assisted Dutch independent investment fund Quadrum Capital with the acquisition of LensOnline.

Belgium > EU regulatory: Privacy and data protection Tier 3

Van Bael & Bellis' ‘very professional‘ team, led by counsel and data specialist Thibaut D’hulst, advises European and global businesses on GDPR compliance, strategic data projects, and cross-border data transfers relating to transactions and commercial agreements. The firm is particularly strong in the life sciences and pharma space, advising multinational companies on issues such as the retention of Covid-19 patient data.

Practice head(s):

Thibaut D’hulst

Testimonials

‘Van Bael & Bellis is very knowledgeable, understands the sector and has a solution-oriented approach.’

‘Thibaut D’Hulst is very professional, supported with strong expertise.’

Key clients

Abbott

AbbVie

CSL Behring

Encoded Pharmaceuticals

Gedeon Richter

Pharma.be

Super League Triathlon

Work highlights

  • Advised the Belgian Federal Government with regard to the storage of their Covid-19 testing database for further use.
  • Assisted Super League Triathlon with data protection compliance relating to the development of its PQ service, a platform stimulating employee health by (i) allowing teams within an organisation to compete and (ii) providing advice on training and nutrition.
  • Advised Pharma.be on the use of Real World Evidence.

Belgium > Intellectual property Tier 3

Pharmaceuticals and life sciences are key sectors for the intellectual property team at Van Bael & Bellis, which is co-led by Peter L’Ecluse and ‘extremely knowledgeable‘ counsel Thibaut D’hulst. L’Ecluse’s practice focuses on the interplay between competition and IP law in the life sciences industry, while D’hulst has particular expertise in matters relating to technology and data protection.

Practice head(s):

Peter L’Ecluse; Thibaut D’hulst

Other key lawyers:

Charlotte Reyns

Testimonials

‘Van Bael & Bellis have a very experienced and professional team.’

‘The team offers breadth of expertise, both legal and commercial. Their lawyers respond quickly and deliver an excellent service to their clients.’

‘Thibaut D’hulst and Charlotte Reyns are approachable and extremely knowledgeable. Their expertise and hard work was essential to settling a cross-border dispute.’

Key clients

Canon Europe

ECMWF

FCR Media

Gedeon Richter

Genentech (Roche Inc.)

Hang in Out

Nike

Super League Triathlon

Work highlights

  • Assisting Super League Triathlon in determining and implementing its IP strategy for a novel endurance sports format involving events that are broadcast globally.

Belgium > Employment Tier 4

Van Bael & Bellis‘s employment team is skilled in both transactional and contentious work. Life sciences specialist and litigation department head Catherine Longeval leads the team, while counsel Sara Beutels is another key contact.

Practice head(s):

Catherine Longeval

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘This team has a very proactive approach and has unique knowledge not only of labour law but also of best practice in litigation and transactions.’

‘Swift follow-up and particularly quick reactions and detailed replies despite the short deadlines that were imposed due to the particular nature of the dismissal at stake. Communication was clear and the people we worked with were available and kind.’

‘Reliability in delivering in due time what was needed, an outstanding level of knowledge, very clear in communicating with and supporting the client with straightforward advice and recommendations.’

Key clients

Amgen

Anubex

Astadia

Baxter

Bidvest/Bidfood

Bridgestock Care/MSG Care

Council of Bureaux

CSEE/ETUCE

Cybernet

DiaSorin

EPAM

Epiq

EUChemS

Exphar

Franz Haniel

Gedeon Richter

GHX

Goodix

Hyundai Motor Company Brussels

IPL Plastics

KIA Belgium

KEKST CNC

Lamons

Leggett & Platt

Midwich/Invision U.K.

Nissha Metallizing Solutions

Outpost 24

Pentax Medical

Rockwool Group

Scholt Energy Control

Sequana Medical

Soufflet

Sponge

Sto

Work highlights

  • Assisting Nissha Metallizing Solutions with a broad range of employment issues, including collective labour agreements, Corona consumption vouchers and the introduction of a collective bonus.
  • Assisting Sto with a high-end mandate in relation to the new contractual set-up of the managing director, who is active in several European countries.
  • Continued to advise Bridgestock Care on all the employment and social security matters relating to a privately owned asylum centre, which operates in a highly regulated industry.

Van Bael & Bellis is a leading independent law firm headquartered in Brussels with offices in London and Geneva. Established in 1986, we house a multinational team of lawyers who provide specialised advice to clients ranging from FTSE 100 companies and government bodies to international trade associations and global law firms. Since our inception, we have developed a reputation as one of the most skilful teams of lawyers in our areas of expertise.

Global: Van Bael & Bellis has a global client base. Our team consists of over 80 lawyers from more than 20 different countries who understand the subtleties of working within multiple jurisdictions and different cultural environments.

Focused: At Van Bael & Bellis, we are well known for our client-centred approach and our focused expertise in EU and national competition law, international trade and customs law, regulatory law, public international law, international dispute resolution as well as corporate and commercial law.

Independent: Our independent structure has enabled us to develop our firm in the way we believe best serves our clients’ needs. Moreover, our independence allows us to select the ‘best-of-the-best’ law firms anywhere in the world when working on projects involving jurisdictions beyond our in-house expertise.

Multilingual: Our working language is English, but we also work in many other languages, including Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Danish, Dari, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Ukrainian.

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EU and national competition (abuses of dominance, cartel investigations, the establishment and operation of distribution systems, joint ventures, the licensing and use of intellectual property rights, merger control and state aid)
EU and international trade (anti-dumping and other trade defence instruments, customs and export controls, investigations initiated by third countries, and WTO dispute settlement proceedings)
Public international law (territorial scope of application of treaties, treaty obligations, human rights and sanctions)
International arbitration (international arbitration proceedings under the rules of the major arbitral institutions, with particular expertise in disputes relating to foreign investment under bilateral investment treaties)
EU regulatory (agriculture, chemicals (REACH), consumer protection, data protection, environment, life sciences, product safety and energy)
Corporate, commercial and transactional (banking & finance, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, information technology, intellectual property, M&A, projects and unfair market practices)
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Andreas Wuylens photo Mr Andreas Wuylens Associate Andreas Wuylens focuses on Belgian business law, with a particular emphasis…
Charlotte de Meeûs photo Ms Charlotte de Meeûs Associate Charlotte de Meeûs focuses on Belgian business law, as well as…
Thomas de Visser photo Mr Thomas de Visser Associate Thomas de Visser practises trade law, EU competition law and EU…
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