Van Bael & Bellis promotes Thibaut D’hulst
Van Bael & Bellis is pleased to announce the promotion of data protection, IT and IP specialist Thibaut D’hulst to Counsel.
Thibaut joined Van Bael & Bellis in 2006. He assists clients in ensuring compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and also focuses on intellectual property, pharmaceutical law and competition law.
Thibaut commented on his promotion: “My journey at Van Bael & Bellis has been filled with inspirational people and valuable learning experiences. I am grateful to my colleagues and to the partnership for this recognition and look forward to continuing to advance our practice.”
Thibaut’s promotion within Van Bael & Bellis is recognition of the firm’s commitment to focus on new areas of growth, whilst maintaining their leading reputation in the areas of competition and international trade.
Co-managing partners, Jean-François Bellis and Philippe De Baere commented: Van Bael and Bellis is a client-driven firm which has always brought in the talent necessary to provide the quality services our clients expect. Thibaut has developed a unique expertise in helping our clients structure their businesses in a compliant way that optimises the policy space under the EU’s rules on data protection and intellectual property.
Van Bael & Bellis’ Brussels and Geneva offices now include 22 partners, 6 senior counsel, 6 counsel and 34 associates.