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Europe Guide 2022
Europe-wide International Trade/WTO
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Band 3

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Gide Loyrette Nouel

A pioneer in international trade and competition law with the establishment of its Brussels office over 50 years ago, Gide never stopped developing its international trade know-how and is now considered as a market leader. Gide Brussels is indeed highly regarded for the excellence of its three practices, i.e. competition, international trade and European Union regulatory law. It numbers thirty lawyers and legal advisers, including six partners (Olivier Prost, Benoît Le Bret, Stéphane Hautbourg, Laurent Godfroid, Ségolène Pelsy and Anna Dias) and one counsel (Romain Rard). The team works closely with all other offices of the firm, in particular in Europe, the United States, Africa, and Asia.

For more information about Gide’s InternationalTrade / WTO practice in Brussels, please visit: https://www.gide.com/en/expertises/international-trade

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International Trade/WTO - Europe-wide
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Band 3
What the team is known for

Gide Loyrette Nouel is a key complainant-side practice, assisting EU steel and biofuel producers and fish importers with the imposition of new trade remedies or with the defence of the same in interim or expiry reviews. The law firm handles trade investigations carried out in foreign jurisdictions, with proven experience in the defence of EU-based companies facing GCC, EAEU, Moroccan and Turkish trade defence investigations. Gide has built up a strong Brussels-based team of individuals with previous experience working within the EC and WTO.

Work Highlights

Provided by Gide Loyrette Nouel
  • Acted for the Government of Morocco and Groupe OCP on a countervailing duty investigation opened by the US Department of Commerce into phosphate fertilisers.

Notable Practitioners

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Olivier Prost
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Olivier Prost
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Band 2

Olivier Prost heads the firm's international trade team and advises European industry associations or manufacturers on trade defence mandates. A client notes: "Olivier Prost is extremely experienced and brings very strong strategic thinking. He is also uniquely able to develop innovative and creative approaches and arguments."

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Anna Claudia Coelho Dias
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Up and Coming

Up-and-comer Anna Claudia Coelho Dias handles anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations. She is further experienced in representing clients in WTO cases and advising on sanctions-related matters. She is described as an "outstanding lawyer with whom it is a pleasure to work. In addition to her technical expertise, she is very friendly." The client adds: "She is very responsive and always provides feedback within the requested deadlines, which are usually tight."

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Olivier Prost
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Olivier Prost
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Band 2
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Anna Claudia Coelho Dias
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Up and Coming

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