Mr Bruno Fonteyn > CMS > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

CMS
CHAUSSÉE DE LA HULPE 178
1170 BRUSSELS
Belgium

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Before joining CMS De Backer’s Public Law department in October 2008, Bruno worked for five years as legal counsel for the National Council of the Order of Physicians.

He specialises in Health law, including regulatory matters, hospitals, medical equipment, medical experiments, bio banks and other Life Science matters. Furthermore, he acts in the areas of constitutional and administrative law.

Bruno is a member of the Ethical Committee of a University Hospital, where he delivers legal opinions on medical experiments and ethical matters.

Languages

English, French, Dutch

Memberships

Legal adviser to the National Council of the Order of Physicians (2003-2008)

Member of the Ethical Committee of Erasme Hospital – ULB (since 2008)

Education

2003 – Université Catholique de Louvain, UCL (Law Degree)
2003 – University of Sherbrooke, Canada
2008 – Bar admission (Brussels, Belgium)

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

CMS‘ cross-practice collaboration and multilingual capabilities make it a popular choice for a varied roster of pharmaceutical heavyweights, industry associations and hospital groups. The team is especially renowned for its public procurement capabilities, working with some of the largest Europe-wide governing bodies on high-profile, cross-border projects. Joint practice heads Bruno Fonteyn and Virginie Dor are noted for their expertise in health sector regulation and EU-wide health and social care procurement mandates, respectively.