About

Van Bael & Bellis is a leading independent law firm based in Brussels

Established in 1986, we house a multi-jurisdictional team of lawyers who provide specialised advice to clients ranging from multinational corporations and government bodies to international trade associations and international law firms.

Since our inception, we have developed a reputation as one of the most skilful teams of lawyers in our areas of expertise.

We have a second office in Geneva exclusively dedicated to WTO matters.

  • Global 

  • Focused

  • Independent

  • Multilingual

  • Global

    Van Bael & Bellis has a global client base. Our team consists of more than 60 lawyers from over 20 different countries who understand the subtleties of working within multiple jurisdictions and different cultural environments.

  • Focused

    At Van Bael & Bellis, we are well known for our client-centred approach and our focused expertise in EU and national competition law, EU trade and customs law, regulatory law, as well as Belgian business law. 

  • Independent

    Our independent structure has enabled us to develop our firm in the way we believe best serves our clients’ needs. Moreover, our independence allows us to select the ‘best-of-the-best’ law firms anywhere in the world when working on projects involving jurisdictions beyond our in-house expertise.

  • Multilingual

    Our working language is English, but we also work in many other languages, including Chinese, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Ukrainian.

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