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La révolution numérique met le monde juridique en ébullition. Une journée d'information et de réflexion : 15 décembre 2016 à Bruxelles

La révolution numérique met le monde juridique en ébullition. Une journée d'information et de réflexion : 15 décembre 2016 à Bruxelles
10/11/2016

Le 15 décembre 2016, Avocats.be, avec le soutien de l'UIA et du Barreau de Bruxelles, organise une journée d'information et de réflexion sur "l'Electrochoc Numérique". 50% des tâches des avocats juniors sont automatisables. 52% des juristes d'entreprise veulent des solutions numériques. 85% des clients estiment que leurs avocats sont trop chers. L'avenir est-il aux robots ?

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Fieldfisher strengthens Brussels office EU practice with new Competition partner

Fieldfisher strengthens Brussels office EU practice with new Competition partner
10/11/2016

European law firm Fieldfisher has hired leading competition expert, Tom Pick, as a partner in its Brussels office. Tom, who is German qualified and joins from Belgian firm DBB, specialises in all aspects of EU and German competition law, including merger control, antitrust, state aid and compliance. He regularly represents clients on competition matters before the European courts in Luxembourg and before civil courts in Germany, as well as before European Competition Authorities.

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Mrs. Monika Kuschewsky

Squire Patton Boggs Adds European Data Protection Leader in Brussels
09/11/2016

Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to welcome Monika Kuschewsky as a partner in the firm’s global Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Group, and a member of the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice. Ms. Kuschewsky will be based in Brussels, where she has practised since 2000, most recently at Covington & Burling LLP.

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Brexit vote dampens dealmaking expectations, according to survey by CMS and Mergermarket

Brexit vote dampens dealmaking expectations, according to survey by CMS and Mergermarket
08/11/2016

Dealmaking appetite in Europe has been overshadowed by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, according to the fourth edition of the European M&A Outlook, published by CMS in association with Mergermarket.

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Promotions at Cleary Gottlieb

Promotions at Cleary Gottlieb
06/11/2016

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP announced that it has elected eight partners and eight counsel, effective January 1, 2017. The elections will bring the firm’s total worldwide partners to 195 and counsel to 57. The new partners and counsel are resident in the firm’s Brussels, Hong Kong, London, New York, Rome, and Washington offices. The Brussels office sees two associates promoted to counsel.

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Visum Syrisch gezin: Advocatuur betreurt gebrek aan sereniteit

Visum Syrisch gezin: Advocatuur betreurt gebrek aan sereniteit
03/11/2016

De Orde van Vlaamse Balies, die alle Vlaamse advocaten groepeert, vindt de manier waarop Staatssecretaris Francken communiceert over de aanvraag voor een humanitair visum van een Syrisch gezin smakeloos. 

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Linklaters appoints Claudia Parzani as Western Europe Regional Managing Partner

Linklaters appoints Claudia Parzani as Western Europe Regional Managing Partner
02/11/2016

Linklaters has appointed Claudia Parzani as Western Europe Regional Managing Partner. She takes over from Pieter Riemer for a four-year term from 1 November. In her new role, Claudia will sit on the firm’s executive committee, responsible for key management decisions to help shape the firm’s strategy and vision. Claudia joined Linklaters as a Capital Markets partner in 2007.

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Osborne Clarke Belgium strengthens its Tax practice with a new hire

Osborne Clarke Belgium strengthens its Tax practice with a new hire
31/10/2016

International legal practice Osborne Clarke continues to grow its Brussels office with the appointment of Olivier Lambillon as a Senior Associate in its Tax practice.

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80 studenten (KU Leuven) volgen stage bij een bedrijfsjurist

80 studenten (KU Leuven) volgen stage bij een bedrijfsjurist
28/10/2016

Lieve Van Doorne en Els Vanloo van het IBJ lichtten vandaag in Leuven het beroep van bedrijfsjurist toe voor de studenten uit het werkcollege handels- en economisch recht (Prof. Vananroye & Prof. Terryn). Dit is de kick off voor een een korte stage die 80 studenten volgen in het kader van dit werkcollege.

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DBB Law assists Vandersanden Group in acquiring Hoskins Brick Limited (UK)

DBB Law assists Vandersanden Group in acquiring Hoskins Brick Limited (UK)
27/10/2016

Vandersanden Group, the largest family owned brick producer in Europe, has acquired Hoskins Brick Limited (Cambridge, UK). Since Hoskins’ foundation in 1997 it has been Vandersanden’s chosen business partner and sole distributor for the United Kingdom. Vandersanden took account of Hoskins’ strong market knowledge, logistics and highly motivated staff. 

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