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Firm profile for Europe 2021

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Number of partners: 15
Number of lawyers: 45
Languages: English, French, Dutch, German, Polish

Firm Overview:
Simont Braun is a leading Belgian independent business law firm, whose approach to legal services promotes excellence, flexibility and efficiency.

Simont Braun’s teams work in an integrated manner, allowing them to quickly set up a dedicated multidisciplinary team to handle a question or a project in all its aspects with the highest level of expertise. Therefore, Simont Braun is the go-to law firm to assist clients – whether multinationals or start-ups – in multidisciplinary and innovative projects.

As the firm develops strong relationships over the long term, Simont Braun adapts to its clients’ environment and shares their challenges, needs and concerns. This proximity allows the firm to be proactive and solution-oriented, establishing a comprehensive vision of its clients’ business and strategy.

Among its lawyers, the firm is able to boast recognised specialists with valuable experience in multiple high-profile matters in Belgium. Simont Braun’s lawyers are engaged in transactional and advisory work, as well as in dispute resolution. A number of the firm’s lawyers are involved in the modernisation of legislative texts, and several hold academic positions as university professors, lecturers or members of editing committees of renowned legal publications.

Simont Braun focuses on the following key practice areas:  

Corporate M&A Capital Markets: Paul Alain Foriers, Sandrine Hirsch, Steven Callens, Axel Maeterlinck
Financial Services, Digital Finance & Insurance: Joan Carette, Philippe De Prez, Thomas Derval
Intellectual Property: Fernand de Visscher, Emmanuel Cornu and Eric de Gryse
IT, Data Protection & Trade Practices: Fernand de Visscher, Emmanuel Cornu and Eric de Gryse
Public & Administrative Law: Manuela von Kuegelgen, Laura Grauer, Renaud van Melsen
Real Estate, Construction Law, Environmental Law, Town & Regional Planning: Manuela von Kuegelgen and Thomas Braun
Dispute Resolution (National and international litigation before all Belgian courts including the Supreme Court, the Council of State and the Constitutional Court, national and international arbitration and mediation: Paul Alain Foriers, Béatrice Thieffry, Rafaël Jafferali, Steven Callens and Fanny Laune
Tax Law: Thomas Gernay, Guillaume Delfosse, Jacques Malherbe
White Collar Crime: Jean-François Terlinden

International Work:
The firm is active in domestic and international matters, advising a large number of foreign and multinational companies active in a broad variety of sectors. Simont Braun also advises foreign law firms on cross-border matters having a connection with Belgium.

Simont Braun is the sole Belgian member of The Interlex Group, one of the most renowned international associations of leading law firms around the world. It consists of 47 law firms in 61 countries working on a non-exclusive basis, and is ranked by Chambers and Partners among the ‘Elite Legal Networks’. In the same spirit, Simont Braun has also established close relationships with foreign law firms chosen for their particular expertise in specific areas of law or sectors.

Europe

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 FinTech 2022

Contributions

Total 2 contributions

Law and Practice

Litigation 2022 in Belgium

Authors: Béatrice Thieffry, Rafaël Jafferali, Steven Callens, Charles-Edouard Lambert

Law and Practice

Fintech 2021 in Belgium

Authors: Joan Carette, Philippe De Prez, Thomas Derval, Jean-Christophe Vercauteren

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 14 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Belgium

Corporate/M&A
Band 4
Dispute Resolution
Band 3
Intellectual Property
Band 2

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Belgium

Banking & Finance: Regulatory


Joan Carette
Band 2

Corporate/M&A


Sandrine Hirsch
Band 3

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Paul Alain Foriers
Senior Statespeople

Intellectual Property


Emmanuel Cornu
Band 2
Eric De Gryse
Band 2
Fernand de Visscher
Senior Statespeople

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Senior Statespeople
Paul Alain ForiersDispute Resolution: Litigation
Fernand de VisscherIntellectual Property
Band 2
Joan CaretteBanking & Finance: Regulatory
Emmanuel CornuIntellectual Property
Eric De GryseIntellectual Property
Band 3
Sandrine HirschCorporate/M&A

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Avenue Louise 250/10

Brussels

Brussels Capital Region

Belgium

1050

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