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Eubelius

Europe 2022
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Ranked lawyers
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Managing Partner: Matthias Wauters
Number of partners worldwide: 24
Number of other attorneys worldwide: 140

Firm Overview:
Eubelius is Belgium’s largest independent law firm, with offices in Brussels, Kortrijk and Antwerp. The firm’s 24 partners, 14 (senior) counsels and more than 100 associates offer counselling and representation on Belgian and European law. The firm has privileged working relationships with outstanding independent law firms in many foreign jurisdictions, and a significant proportion of their work is cross-border (both inbound and outbound). The practice has a strong national and international focus. The firm serves a very diverse client base, ranging from Fortune 500 multinationals to local entrepreneurs, a large number of companies with public law status, and numerous Belgian companies which are part of large international groups. Eubelius represents all Belgian language communities and handles matters in English, Dutch, French and German.

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking & Finance (Lars Van Bever):
■ Financial Transactions
■ Financial Services & Regulation
■ Financial Litigation
■ Insurance Regulation

Capital Markets & Listed Entities (Lars Van Bever, Joris De Wolf):
■ Capital Markets Transactions, Public M&A
■ Governance & Regulatory Matters

Commercial & Consumer Protection (Ignace Claeys):
■ Commercial Law
■ Commercial Practices & Consumer Protection

Competition (Jan Bocken):
■ Implementation of distribution systems and other forms of cooperation agreements
■ Merger Clearance
■ State Aid Matters
■ Compliance & Audit Services
■ Competition Litigation
■ Investigations by competition authorities

Corporate & M&A (Matthias Wauters, Erwin Destuyver, Jeroen Delvoie, Felix Dobbelaere):
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Private Equity & Venture Capital
■ Corporate Advisory Services
■ Restructuring & Insolvency
■ Associations, foundations and not-for-profit organisations

Criminal Enforcement & Compliance (Tom Bauwens)

Digital & Data Protection (Anneleen Van de Meulebroucke):
■ Contracts
■ E-commerce
■ Privacy & HR issues
■ Data Security & Cybercrime
■ Technology & Transactions
■ Data Protection Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Employment (Veronique Pertry, Liesbet Vandenplas):
■ Individual Labour Relations
■ Collective Labour Relations
■ Compensation & Benefits
■ Well-being at work, equal treatment and privacy issues at the workplace
■ Start-ups, Restructurings, Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Employment law in the public sector
■ Self-Employed Status and Management Contracts
■ Social Security
■ Litigation & Social Inspections

Energy (Wim Goossens, Barteld Schutyser):
■ Regulatory Advice
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Energy Project Development
■ Energy Contracts

Estate Planning & Family Businesses (Patrick Hofströssler, Wouter Claes):
■ Property Management
■ Property Planning
■ Liquidation of Estates
■ Property Planning Structures
■ Family Businesses

Healthcare (Korneel Decroix, Barteld Schutyser, Matthias Wauters):
■ Cooperation in the Healthcare Industry
■ Mergers & Acquisitions in the Healthcare Industry
■ Structuring & Financing of Healthcare Industry
■ Employment in the Healthcare Industry
■ Public Law & Institutional Advice

Intellectual Property (Pieter Callens)

Liability & Insurance (Ignace Claeys)

Life Sciences (Filip Jenné):
■ Assistance with the creation and follow-on financing rounds
■ Assistance Upon Exit
■ Capital Markets (including IPO)
■ Internal Governance
■ Employee Incentive Plans

Mobility (Alain François):
■ Assistance with transactions
■ Drafting of Legislation
■ Regulatory Advice
■ Dispute Resolution & Litigation
■ Tolling

Pensions (Veronique Pertry, Liesbet Vandenplas):
■ Pensions
■ Benefits

Public & Administrative (Barteld Schutyser, Bart Martel):
■ Public Procurement & Government Contracts
■ Environmental & Energy Law
■ Constitutional Law
■ Organising and structuring of public institutions and services
■ Legal status of personnel in public bodies
■ General Administrative Law

Public-Private Partnership (Anthony Logghe, Barteld Schutyser):
■ Public & Administrative Law
■ Contract & Insurance Law
■ Corporate & Banking & Finance Law
■ Tax Law
■ European Law
■ Property Law
■ Civil & Administrative Litigation

Real Estate (Lars Van Bever, Wouter Claes, Wim Goossens, Korneel Decroix):
■ Structuring
■ Regulatory Advice
■ Capital Markets
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Public-Private Partnerships
■ Environmental & Administrative Law

Restructuring & Insolvency (Dominique De Marez)

State-Owned Enterprises (Jeroen Delvoie):
■ Structuring & Transactions
■ Management Contracts
■ Specific Legislation
■ Public Procurement
■ Personnel
■ Governance
■ State Aid & ESA
■ Regulatory Advice

Tax (Wouter Claes, Svjatoslav Gnedasj, Korneel Decroix):
■ M&A Structuring
■ Fund Structuring
■ Real Estate Taxation
■ Tax Disputes
■ Taxation of non-profit organisations
■ Estate Planning

Eubelius rankings

Europe Guide 2022
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Band
Belgium
Banking & Finance
1 Department
Department
Banking & Finance
4
Banking & Finance
4
Band 4
Capital Markets
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Capital Markets
3
Capital Markets
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Lars Van Bever
3
Lars Van Bever
3
Band 3
Competition: Domestic
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Competition: Domestic
2
Competition: Domestic
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Hans Gilliams
1
Hans Gilliams
1
Band 1
Jan Bocken
3
Jan Bocken
3
Band 3
Competition/European Law: State Aid
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Hans Gilliams
2
Hans Gilliams
2
Band 2
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate/M&A
3
Corporate/M&A
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Erwin Destuyver
4
Erwin Destuyver
4
Band 4
Matthias Wauters
4
Matthias Wauters
4
Band 4
Dispute Resolution
1 Department
Department
Dispute Resolution
3
Dispute Resolution
3
Band 3
Dispute Resolution: Litigation
2 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Ignace Claeys
3
Ignace Claeys
3
Band 3
Patrick Hofströssler
4
Patrick Hofströssler
4
Band 4
Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Tom Bauwens
3
Tom Bauwens
3
Band 3
Employment
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Employment
3
Employment
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Véronique Pertry
1
Véronique Pertry
1
Band 1
Liesbet Vandenplas
4
Liesbet Vandenplas
4
Band 4
Intellectual Property
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Intellectual Property
4
Intellectual Property
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Pieter Callens
4
Pieter Callens
4
Band 4
Public Law
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Public Law
1
Public Law
1
Band 1
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