Brussels Lawyers and Practices Ranked in 2014 Editions of The Legal 500 and Chambers Global

April 14, 2014

Lawyers and practice areas in McGuireWoods’ Brussels office were recently selected for inclusion in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2014 and in Chambers Global 2014 – Europe-wide.

The Legal 500 recognized seven Brussels lawyers and recommended four of the firm’s practice areas:


Corporate and M&A

  • Hubert André-Dumont 
  • Timothy Speelman 

Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping

  • Vassilis Akritidis 
  • Yves Melin 

Information technology

  • Evelina Roegiers 
  • Paul Van den Bulck 

Real estate

  • Hubert André-Dumont 
  • Steven Ongena 

Practice Area Recognitions

  • Corporate and M&A – Tier 5
  • Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping – Tier 3
  • Information technology – Tier 3
  • Real estate – Tier 2

McGuireWoods’ Brussels office also earned recognition for three of its lawyers in Chambers Global 2014 – Europe-wide. Partners Vassilis Akritidis and Yves Melin and associate Yongqing Bao, all of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Department, earned their group a Band 4 ranking. The publication noted that the team is known for “impressive experience in anti-dumping and anti-subsidy work, with a client base featuring a variety of Asian, European and Latin American entities.”