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Provided by Richard Luff

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Richard specialises in international trade law, with a particular focus on anti-dumping and anti-subsidy proceedings. He represents clients before the EU Commission, the European Courts and the WTO.

Over the last 30 years, Richard has handled more than 150 anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and anti-circumvention cases for producers, importers, trade associations and governments from all over the world, including the US, China, Russia, Korea, Taiwan, Egypt, the Middle East, Latin America and Southeast Asia. His expertise encompasses a wide range of industries, including steel, textiles, chemical products, energy and telecommunications. He also regularly represents clients in trade proceedings initiated by third countries.

He has also assisted WTO Members in WTO dispute settlement proceedings, extending from general anti-dumping and anti-subsidy issues to specific trade restrictive practices. Recently, he successfully represented Argentina in Certain Measures on the Importation and Marketing of Biodiesel and Measures Supporting the Biodiesel Industry in the EU.

Career

Joined Van Bael & Bellis in 1990, became a Partner in 1996.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Brussels Bar.

Publications

Regularly speaks and authors articles and chapters on trade law matters.

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International Trade/WTO - Europe-wide
2
Band 2

Richard Luff often advises exporters based outside the EU on EC anti-dumping or countervailing measures. A source enthuses: "It is amazing, how good he is. He is very impressive and clients love him,"

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