Van Bael & Bellis

Chaussée de la Hulpe 166 Terhulpsesteenweg
1170 Brussels

Van Bael & Bellis is a leading independent law firm based in Brussels, with a second office in Geneva exclusively dedicated to WTO matters. Our firm is known for its client-centred approach, its commitment to excellence and its extensive expertise in EU and national competition law, EU and international trade law, EU regulatory law as well as Belgian business law. With nearly 70 lawyers coming from 20 different countries, we bring you a highly effective team of professionals with multi-jurisdictional expertise and an international perspective.

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I.P. | I.T.
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Recruiter :

Mrs. Catherine Longeval (Partner)
Tel: +32 (0) 2 647 73 50
Fax: +32 (0)2 640 64 99
[email protected]

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Press :

Mrs. Lee Reign
Tel: +32 (0) 26 47 73 50
Fax: +32 (0)2 640 64 99
[email protected]

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Van Bael & Bellis opens London office

We are delighted to announce that Van Bael & Bellis has opened its London office today after receiving regulatory approval from the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales.

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Leading Brussels law firm Van Bael & Bellis to open London office

Van Bael & Bellis announces today that it will open a London office on 1 September 2020, subject to SRA approval.  Located at 5 Chancery Lane, the office will be led by senior partner David Hull, managing partner Philippe De Baere and partner Alex Stratakis, who will join from Baker McKenzie’s London office.

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Van Bael & Bellis promotes Michael Clancy

This week, Van Bael & Bellis in Brussels promotes Michael Clancy to its partnership.

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Van Bael & Bellis promotes Sara Beutels

Van Bael & Bellis is pleased to announce the promotion of employment law specialist Sara Beutels to Counsel.

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CJEU rules on geographical limitation clauses in wake of PIP scandal

The CJEU held in this case that an individual cannot rely on the general prohibition of discrimination on grounds of nationality to challenge a clause in a contract between an insurance company and a manufacturer of medical devices limiting civil liability insurance coverage for harm caused by medical devices to a single EU Member State.

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Coronavirus: Frequently Asked Questions by Employers in Belgium

The covid-19 virus, also known as the coronavirus, continues to spread across the globe. Recently the virus arrived in Belgium as well, with the number of confirmed cases expected to rise exponentially

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ECJ Increases Employee Protection in Belgian Insolvency Proceedings by Transfer of Undertakings

On 16 May 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “ECJ”) held that European Council Directive 2001/23/EC of 12 March 2001 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the safeguarding of employees’ rights in the event of transfers of undertakings, businesses or parts of undertakings or businesses (the “Directive”), must be interpreted as precluding national legislation, which, in the event of a transfer of a business which has taken place in proceedings for judicial restructuring by transfer under judicial supervision applied with a view to maintaining all or part of the transferor or its activity, entitles the transferee to choose the employees which it wishes to keep.

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Law of 4 April 2019 Aims to Simplify Organisation of Social Elections

A new law of 4 April 2019 aims to regulate and simplify the organisation of the 2020 social elections (the “Law”). It was published in the Belgian Official Journal of 30 April 2019 (Wet van 4 april 2019 tot wijziging van de wet van 4 december 2007 

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