Margot Vogels focuses on EU and Belgian competition law. She advises on a wide range of competition law matters, including competitor cooperation, distribution agreements, pricing, abuse of dominance issues and merger control.

Margot also has experience advising life sciences companies on their clinical trial and collaborative research agreements and their regulatory and public procurement issues, as well as in representing life sciences companies in civil, commercial and criminal disputes.

Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Margot gained experience as a trainee in the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition and as an intern at the Brussels offices of leading international law firms.


French, English, Dutch


  • Columbia Law School, LL.M., B.A.E.F. Fellow, 2018
  • University of Brussels (ULB), Master of Laws, magna cum laude, 2016
  • China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), Exchange programme, 2014
  • Saint-Louis University, Brussels, Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, 2014


Q. Declève et M. Vogels, “Ordonnance européenne de saisie conservatoire des comptes bancaires: la Cour de justice de l’Union européenne préserve l’équilibre entre les intérêts des créanciers et les droits de la defense des débiteurs”, TBH-RDC, 2020/1, pp. 63-68.
Contributor to “Private antitrust litigation in Belgium: overview” (Thomson Reuters Practical Law, 2019).

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