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Stellar 2023 performance by VBB in Legal 500 EMEA Rankings with 26 lawyers & 11 practices recognized

  • 14/04/2023
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Legal 500 EMEA has announced the results of its 2023 research of the legal market, with VBB once again securing impressive rankings.

With 11 practice areas commended, VBB occupies Tier 1 in Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping with testimonials praising the team, ‘Put simply, they are the best in this field. They are authoritative, while humble in their approach, they are clear, concise and quick.’  Leading Individual in this practice Richard Luff joins recommended lawyers Jean Francois Bellis, Philippe De Baere and Fabrizio Di Gianni.

Also in Tier 1 is our Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences team with Michael Clancy, Peter L’Ecluse and Catherine Longeval gaining special recommendations. Clients add ‘‘High-quality professional advice with a focus on detail is always provided. Kindness and prompt communication of the team even on stretched deadlines.’

Once again, our Competition: EU and Global team stands out with recommendations for Jean-François Bellis, Porter Elliott, Catherine Gordley, Andrzej Kmiecik, Andreas Reindl, Johan Van Acker, Kris Van Hove and Markus Wellinger, with partners Porter and Andrzej also mentioned as Leading individuals. Joining our EU team in Tier 2, our Competition: Belgian Law team also scores highly with Peter L’Ecluse, Valérie Lefever and Kris Van Hove all recognised.

Other key results for our Transactions Team include a first time ranking for Banking, Finance and Capital markets with Johan Mouraux gaining special mention, while our Commercial, corporate and M&A practice sees Leading Individual Michel Bonne, Caroline Daout and Hannelore Matthys highlighted as notable practitioners.

Our Dispute resolution, Employment, EU Regulatory: Privacy & Data Protection, Intellectual Property and WTO: Switzerland practices also received impressive results with new and continued rankings for the following lawyers: Sara Beutels, Thibaut D’hulst, Clotilde du Parc, Jorren Garrez, Charlotte Nassogne and Koen T’Syen.

This totals to an impressive 26 VBB Lawyers that are included in this year’s rankings.

The complete piece from LEGAL 500 EMEA is available here

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