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Norton Rose Fulbright
AVENUE LOUISE 489
1050 BRUSSELS
Belgium

Aviation Tier 3

Michael Jürgen Werner is the key contact for Norton Rose Fulbright's Belgian aviation practice, which is housed within the firm's antitrust and competition department and is part of its highly regarded global aviation practice. The client base includes prominent names in the aviation sector, which the group assists with competition, regulatory and state aid issues.

Competition: EU and global Tier 4

In January 2018, Norton Rose Fulbright's London-based partner Peter Scott succeeded Martin Coleman as the firm's global antitrust practice head, following the latter's move to the UK CMA to become a non-executive director. Jay Modrall heads up the Brussels team, which covers the full spread of competition work for clients in industries such as energy, life sciences and healthcare, transport, and technology and innovation. It has a first-rate reputation in multijurisdictional merger control matters, and is also highly regarded for antitrust litigation, conduct investigations and general advisory work. Michael Jürgen Werner has more than 30 years of competition experience. Christian Filippitsch, of counsel Max Seuster and senior associate Violetta Bourt are other notable individuals in the group.

Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping Tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright advises clients from the energy, life sciences, technology, financial services and steel sectors, among other industries, on a wide range of trade matters, including anti-dumping, WTO issues, sanctions, customs issues and trade agreements. Michael Jürgen Werner and Christian Filippitsch are names to note.

Industry focus: Transport Tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright regularly advises transport sector clients on Belgian and EU competition and antitrust issues. The group has assisted with merger control filings for a range of transactions and also represents companies under investigation by competition authorities. Christian Filippitsch is noted.

The firm: Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.

Areas of Practice: Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through our global risk advisory group, we leverage our industry experience with our knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see nortonrosefulbright.com

Offices: We have offices in the world’s most important business, financial and regulatory centres and are active in strategically important growth markets. Our offices are located in Amsterdam, Athens, Austin, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Calgary, Canberra, Cape Town, Casablanca, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Durban, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, Jakarta (in association with Norton Rose Fulbright Australia), Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Minneapolis, Monaco, Montréal, Moscow, Munich, New York, Ottawa, Paris, Perth, Piraeus, Port Moresby, Québec, Rio de Janeiro, Riyadh (in association with Mohammed Al-Ghamdi Law Firm), San Antonio, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, St Louis, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Warsaw and Washington, DC. In Africa, we have alliances with firms in Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Zimbabwe

Number of partners (worldwide): 1,000+
Number of other fee-earners (worldwide): 2,000+
Total staff: 7,500+

Global Key Contacts
Financial institutions: James Bateson
Energy: Anne Lapierre and John Mauel
Infrastructure, mining and commodities: Nick Merritt
Transport: Harry Theochari
Technology: Nick Abrahams
Life sciences and healthcare: Stacey Martinez and Randy Sutton

Department Name Email Telephone
Financial institutions James Bateson
Energy Charles Whitney
Infrastructure, mining and commodities Dirk Trautmann
Transport Harry Theochari
Technology and innovation Sean Murphy
Life sciences and healthcare Huw Evans
Photo Name Position Profile
 Christian Filippitsch  photo Christian Filippitsch
 Jay Modrall  photo Jay Modrall
 Michael Jürgen Werner  photo Michael Jürgen Werner
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Other offices : In Africa, it has alliances with firms in Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Zimbabwe.