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Van Bael & Bellis named Litigation & Enforcement Firm of the Year: Antitrust/Competition in LMG Life Sciences Awards Europe 2020

  • 17/06/2020
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Van Bael & Bellis has received top ranking as “Litigation & Enforcement Firm of the Year: Antitrust/Competition” for its specialised expertise in the Life Sciences field in the LMG Life Sciences Awards Europe 2020 the results of which were recently published online.

 

LMG Life Sciences Awards highlights the firms, individuals and companies behind the most innovative and challenging Life Sciences legal work of the past year as well as those driving the international market.

 

Full results can be found here.

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