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16 VBB lawyers recognised by Who’s Who Legal (WWL) 2023

  • 08/09/2023
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WWL 2023 recognises 16 VBB lawyers across our competition, life sciences, and transactions teams, with managing partner Philippe De Baere named as a global thought leader for trade and customs and Geneva-based trade partner Clotilde du Parc listed as a national leader.

WWL aims to identify the world’s leading lawyers in various business law fields.  Inclusion in the guide is dependent on receiving a significant volume of positive feedback from private practitioners, in-house counsel and other key industry players.  

Individuals recognised come from our Brussels, London and Geneva offices. A list, by practice area, is below. 



Jean-François Bellis: Thought Leader – Global Elite Competition 2023, Thought Leader – Competition 2023, Global Leader – Competition 2023

Katharina Bongs: Competition Future Leaders – Non-Partners 2023

Porter Elliott: Global Leader – Competition 2023

David Hull: Global Leader – Competition 2023

Andrzej Kmiecik: Global Leader – Competition 2023

Charlotte Nassogne: Competition Future Leaders – Non-Partners 2023

Alex Stratakis: Competition Future Leaders – Partners 2023

Johan Van Acker: Global Leader – Competition 2023 and Thought Leaders Global Elite - Competition - Under 45 2023

Kris Van Hove: Global Leader – Competition 2023

To find out more about our competition capabilities, go here  



Life Sciences


David Hull: Global Leader – Life Sciences – Transactional 2023

Peter L’Ecluse: Global Leader – Life Sciences – Regulatory 2023

Catherine Longeval: Global Leader Life Sciences – Regulatory 2023 and Life Sciences – Product Liability 2023

Koen T'Syen: Global Leader – Life Sciences – Regulatory 2023

For more information on our life sciences expertise, go here




Michel Bonne: Global Leader – M&A 2023


Project Finance


Johan Mouraux : Global Leader – Project Finance 2023

To discover how our team can help you on your transactional matters, go here



Trade & Customs


Philippe De Baere: Thought Leader – Global Elite – Trade & Customs 2023

Clotilde du Parc: National Leader – Trade & Customs 2023

For insights into our trade and customs expertise, go here

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