Brussels

McGuireWoods LLP has more than 1,000 lawyers in 23 strategically located offices, including Brussels, Belgium and London, United Kingdom. Our lawyers speak 35 languages and provide seamless global advice through our network firms in 128 countries.

Brussels is the capital of the European Union and home to the European Commission and other EU institutions. McGuireWoods Brussels has been serving clients in Belgium and internationally for 25 years. We have more than 10 lawyers in our Brussels office who are fluent in two or more languages, including English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish and Swedish.

We have specific depth of experience in a range of practice areas for corporate clients in Belgium and beyond, including mergers and acquisitions, general corporate services, commercial contracts, data privacy, dispute resolution, corporate finance, private equity and venture capital, intellectual property, real estate and real estate finance. We have a significant reputation in mining, in particular from our work with metal mining companies in francophone Central and Western Africa. We represent both US and non-US companies that come from a range of sectors, in particular, high-tech, real estate, mining, various manufacturing industries, aviation, banking, distribution and franchise, financial and payment services, food and beverage, gaming and gambling, information and communications technology, life sciences, media and entertainment, information and communications technology, sports, and transportation.

Our lawyers also deal with all aspects of international trade law, including customs and customs compliance, trade defence, export control and sanctions, and WTO, free trade agreements and regional agreements. Our international trade team is complemented by a competition/antitrust team who advises our clients on all aspects of competition law in the EU and compliance with state aid rules law. The office also boasts an EU Regulatory and Public Advocacy team who provide our clients with EU regulatory compliance guidance, public procurement, free movement of goods and services and lobbying and advocacy services in various industries including data protection.

The Brussels office is committed to McGuireWoods’ core value of service and our lawyers and staff are active with non-profit associations and foundations. This includes being members on boards, as well as leadership roles and participating in volunteering activities.

rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels
T: +32 2 629 42 11
F: +32 2 629 42 22

CONTACTS

Hubert André-Dumont Managing Partner T: +32 2 629 42 60
Deborah L. Noppen Office Administrator T: +32 2 629 42 21

View McGuireWoods LLP Brussels Office on Google maps.

Parking is available at

Place Sainte-Gudule 26
Sinter-Goedeleplein
1000 Brussels
Level: -4 B / Minus 4 B

For information on office and parking location, download a printable map.

Vassilis Akritidis
Partner
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 53
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Hubert André-Dumont Hubert André-Dumont
Partner
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 60
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Yongqing Bao Yongqing Bao
Associate
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 24
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Pol Cools Pol Cools
Counsel
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 16
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Matthew Hall Matthew Hall
Partner
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 34
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Raphael Krowicki Raphaël Krowicki
Associate
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 50
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Nathalie Locht
Associate
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 65
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Yves Melin Yves Melin
Partner
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 26
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Steven Ongena Steven Ongena
Partner
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 28
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Floretine Sneij Florentine Sneij
Associate
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 48
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Timothy Speelman Timothy Speelman
Partner
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 54
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Paul Van den Bulck Paul Van den Bulck
Partner
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 39
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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7th European Data Protection Days

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ASSO DPO: 2017 Annual Congress

May 8-9, 2017
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Human Resources: One Piece of the Data Privacy Puzzle

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ITechLaw: 2017 India Conference

February 1-3, 2017
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December 16, 2016
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Annual Conference on EU Trade Law 2016

December 8, 2016 – December 9, 2016
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December 7, 2016
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8th Annual Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Conference

November 10, 2016
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AWEX Conference

October 13, 2016
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C5’s 2nd Forum on International Trade Disputes

October 11-12, 2016
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International Bar Association Annual Conference

September 18-23, 2016
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Summer Course on European Data Protection

September 12-16, 2016
ERA Academy of European Law e-Learning Course
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Summer Course on WTO and EU Trade Law

September 5-9, 2016
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Belgian Ministry of Economy Seminar on Trade Relations with Turkey

June 27, 2016
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The Union Customs Code in Belgium

April 21, 2016
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April 19, 2016
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