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Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

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Under the leadership of Bart Bellen and Herlinde Burez, the ‘strong and dedicated team’ at contrast works to ‘very high standards’. It had another busy year in 2017, advising buyers and sellers – including private equity firms – on M&A transactions.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

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Fast and approachable’, contrast’s team is co-led by Frank Wijckmans, senior counsel Luc Demeyere and the ‘practical and knowledgeableFilip Tuytschaever. Highlights included representing the EC in a case brought by Icelandic association Education and Training Service Center concerning the termination of a subsidy agreement. The team also has a strong reputation for competition litigation.

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Belgium: Competition

Belgian law
Competition: Belgian law - ranked: tier 1

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contrast’s ‘outstanding’ team ‘makes every client feel like its only client’. Individuals singled out in the ‘fast, practical and approachable’ team include ‘classy litigatorFrank Wijckmans and Filip Tuytschaever, who provides ‘pragmatic and business-savvy’ advice. Highlights included advising Cebeo on the merger review aspects of its acquisition of Cheyns. The firm also excels in behavioural and state aid matters. Associate Anouk Focquetinstils trust’.

Leading individuals

Filip Tuytschaever - contrast

Frank Wijckmans - contrast

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EU and global
Competition: EU and global - ranked: tier 4

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Lawyers at contrast are ‘always focused on the subject at hand’ and deliver ‘swift and accurate work’. The ‘pragmaticFilip Tuytschaever and associate Karolien Francken successfully defended Panini in an IP-related abuse of dominance complaint. Contentious work is a sweet spot and litigator Frank Wijckmans is highly regarded.

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