Simont Braun has again received very good results in Chambers 2017 both Europe and Global, improving all its rankings in the Global edition, with its main practice areas being recommended and no less than 8 lawyers being praised for their work.

Our Intellectual Property department, “noted for its depth of expertise”, continues to occupy a very good position, with Fernand de Visscher, Emmanuel Cornu and Eric De Gryse being highly recommended.

The elite guide also praises our Dispute Resolution’s “interdisciplinary team handling disputes involving a wide range of sectors”. It distinguishes Lucien Simont with the highest individual honor (Senior Statesmen) and recommends Paul Alain Foriers as a “truly superb legal mind”.

Our expertise in Corporate / M&A is summarized as “excellent - good advice, fast and accurate”, with Sandrine Hirsch recognized for her “superb technical knowledge and sharp analytical skills”. In Banking & Finance Regulatory, Catherine Houssa is esteemed for her “very constructive and realistic recommendations”.

Finally, we are proud to have in our team Jacques Malherbe, who is one of the two only Senior Statesmen in Tax law in Belgium.

Chambers & Partners is one of the world’s best known legal guides, ranking the best law firms and lawyers across 185 jurisdictions.

All Simont Braun’s rankings can be found here: Europe and Global