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Simont Braun

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Number of partners: 15
Number of lawyers: 48
Languages: English, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Simont Braun is a leading Belgian independent business law firm, whose approach to legal services promotes excellence, flexibility and efficiency.
As an independent law firm with a strong and highly-qualified local base, Simont Braun is best suited to offer its clients bespoke solutions to satisfy their requirements with precision and creativity. 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 have academic activities as university professors, lecturers or members of editing committees of renowned legal publications.

Main Areas of Practice 

Corporate M&A Capital Markets:
Paul Alain Foriers, Sandrine Hirsch, Steven Callens, Axel Maeterlinck, Tom Swinnen

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, working for both domestic and international clients and advising a large number of foreign and multinational companies 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. Simont Braun’s teams provide assistance in French, Dutch and English, in addition to many of its partners and associates also being able to provide legal services in other languages.

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Simont Braun rankings

Global Guide 2022
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Belgium
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Corporate/M&A
4
Corporate/M&A
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Sandrine Hirsch
3
Sandrine Hirsch
3
Band 3
Dispute Resolution
1 Department
Department
Dispute Resolution
3
Dispute Resolution
3
Band 3
Dispute Resolution: Litigation
2 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Paul Alain Foriers
S
Paul Alain Foriers
S
Senior Statespeople
Rafaël Jafferali
4
Rafaël Jafferali
4
Band 4