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Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Quinz

Boutique law firm Quinz¬†has the capabilities to handle a range of domestic and cross-border transactions. Bart Lintermans¬†led a team that coordinated VincŐßotte International's divestment of¬†several business lines and subsidiaries to French company Apave International across seven jurisdictions. The practice was also instructed by Cantel Medical Corp on its acquisition of a Belgian software manufacturer. Lintermans heads the team alongside Klaas Thibaut.

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Competition: Belgian law
Competition: Belgian law - ranked: tier 3

Quinz

Since its inception in 2011,¬†Quinz¬†has emerged as a credible player in the market, and has become particularly known for¬†its work¬†for clients in¬†the life sciences industry. Its team provides clients with compliance training, advises on abuses of dominance and restrictive practices, state aid, and also assists with public and private enforcement matters. Roche, Febelco, UCB, Johnson & Johnson and Shire International are active clients. Beyond the life sciences industry, the firm also generates mandates from clients in other sectors;¬†Beno√ģt Allemeersch, associate¬†Wim De Meester¬†and recently promoted counsel¬†Stijn Sabbe¬†are representing Horeca Vlaanderen (a Flemish hotel and catering industry association) in its complaint¬†with the Belgian Competition Authority¬†over the use by booking.com of parity clauses. Allemeersch,¬†Olivier Van Obberghen¬†and¬†Pieter Wyckmans¬†are the practice heads.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Quinz

Quinz¬†is representing the European External Action Service in transnational disputes regarding development projects for EU delegation offices, and is acting for Shamrock Global Group in a high-profile mining dispute in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Beno√ģt Allemeersch¬†heads the practice, in which Vincent Van Obberghen¬†and counsel Stijn Sabbe¬†are key names.

Leading individuals

Beno√ģt Allemeersch - Quinz

Next Generation Partners

Stijn Sabbe - Quinz

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Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences
Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences - ranked: tier 3

Quinz

Niche firm Quinz has significant life science expertise, particularly in contractual and compliance matters, and attracts praise for its 'rapid turnaround times' and the 'high quality of its work'. Olivier Van Obberghen is leading advice to Sarepta Therapeutics on European compliance matters ahead of the launch of its first product on the EU market. The group is also instructed by Merck & Co. to assist with issues relating to its international research projects, including advising on contracts, the regulatory framework for clinical trials and data protection. Pieter Wyckmans heads up the practice alongside Van Obberghen. Marie De Vulder left for an in-house role.

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Insolvency and restructuring
Insolvency and restructuring - ranked: tier 3

Quinz

The restructuring and insolvency team at Quinz¬†is instructed in reorganisations and liquidations, both on the debtor and creditor side.¬†The group acts as joint liquidator, alongside KPMG, for¬†Holding Communal. It is also acting for¬†Krea Sales on its restructuring, including advising on a buy-out of the minority shareholder, the proposal of a debtor protection scheme and assisting with attracting new investment.¬†Beno√ģt Allemeersch¬†and¬†Vincent Van Obberghen¬†lead the practice.

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