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Ambos NBGO Advocaten

Work +32 2 290 04 68
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Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent

Kathleen Paisley

Work +32 2 290 04 68
Ambos NBGO Advocaten

Work Department

Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, IT, IP, Mediation




Kathleen Paisley is an American lawyer who has been practicing in Belgium and England for more than 25 years. She combines a degree from the Yale Law School with an MBA in Finance and has passed the Certified Public Accountancy exam. Kathleen specializes in representing clients in (1) international dispute resolution matters, including arbitration, mediation and litigation; (2) commercial and contract matters related to IP/IT/internet/e-commerce/data protection; (3) contentious and non-contentious matters before the EU institutions, including competition, trade, and other regulatory matters related to IP/internet/e-commerce/data protection; and (4) EU and Belgian regulatory compliance matters related to data protection, e-commerce, health care, pharmaceuticals, IP, ICT, foreign corrupt practices and money laundering. Ms. Paisley’s sector specific experience focuses primarily on four key economic sectors – (1) ICT, internet, e-commerce, and multi-media, (2) health care, biotech and pharmaceuticals, (3) energy, and (4) construction and issues related thereto.


·JD, Yale Law School, 1986 ·CPA Exam, Public Accountancy, 1986 ·MBA, Florida Atlantic University (Finance), 1984 ·BS, Florida State University (Business Administration), 1981


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

At Ambos NBGO Advocaten, group head Kathleen Paisley has an enviable reputation for arbitration and mediation. The team is also well versed in commercial and corporate litigation, contentious employment, IP and transport matters. Ingrid Van Clemen handles litigation for Synergie Belgium. Bart Vandereeckt is also recommended.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Ambos NBGO Advocaten has a broad contentious and transactional IP and technology practice. Areas of expertise include trade mark disputes, licensing, technology transfer and the protection of trade and domain names. Kathleen Paisley and Bart Vandereeckt are the key contacts.

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Belgium: Industry focus

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Ambos NBGO Advocaten has an active IT practice and acts for hardware, software, biotech and medical devices companies (including start-ups). In addition to its corporate, commercial and litigation work, the team also handles antitrust issues at the interface of technology, IP and competition law. Kathleen Paisley and Bart Vandereeckt are the names to note.

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