Simont Braun ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

Last Wednesday, Legal 500 unveiled its 2024 rankings, highlighting our firm’s ongoing excellence. Our teams not only maintained but also enhanced their recognitions, garnering additional praise in two new categories. We warmly thank all team members for their motivation and hard work. We are also grateful to our peers and valued clients for their trust […]

A Tribute to Lucien Simont

In memoriam of Lucien Simont, a founding partner of our firm, we reflect on the profound impact he had on the legal community, his pioneering spirit, and the indelible mark he left on the practice of law. Mr. Simont, who played a pivotal role in the establishment of Simont Braun and passed away on October […]

Simont Braun welcomes Joris Beckers as Partner, enhancing Real Estate and ESG Expertise

Simont Braun is pleased to announce the arrival of Joris Beckers as partner in the Real Estate department. With his extensive experience in real estate transactions and a strong focus on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues, Joris will further strengthen Simont Braun’s capabilities in these key areas.   Joris Beckers is a highly regarded […]

Sandrine Hirsch and Jean-François Terlinden leave Simont Braun

Brussels, 1 July 2023 – Simont Braun announces the departure of Sandrine Hirsch and Jean-François Terlinden, who have chosen to embark on a new chapter of life. Their contributions to the firm are acknowledged and appreciated. Joan Carette, Managing Partner at Simont Braun, recognises the lasting influence of Sandrine and Jean-François: “As founding partners, they […]

Simont Braun ranked by Leaders League 2023

Last Tuesday, Leaders League released its 2023 rankings. We are very proud to be once again recognised as top-of-mind independent business law firm! Our rankings are available here. We warmly thank all team members for their motivation and hard work. We are also grateful to our peers and valued clients for their trust and outstanding […]

Simont Braun promotes Nikita Tissot and Renaud van Melsen to counsel

BRUSSELS, April 3, 2023 – Simont Braun is delighted to announce that the firm has promoted Nikita Tissot and Renaud van Melsen to the position of counsel, effective April 1st. These appointments are a recognition of their roles within the firm and their respective practices in particular. Nikita Tissot  started her legal career in 2016 […]

Simont Braun once again highly ranked in Chambers Europe 2023

We are thrilled to see our teams recognised once more in the European Chambers rankings for 2023 ! All our rankings are available here. We would like to applaud our hard-working teams for their achievements and dedication and we extend our appreciation to our clients for their trust. Banking & Finance Regulatory | Spotlight Our […]

Simont Braun achieves again excellent results in WTR 1000

Simont Braun achieves again excellent results (silver) in WTR 1000 and confirms its position as a key business law firm in the Benelux. The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise We are extremely grateful to our clients […]


Simont Braun is delighted to announce the appointment of Michaël De Vroey as a partner in the intellectual property department. Michaël brings more than 15 years of experience acquired in leading international law firms in Brussels and Antwerp. Michaël advises international and domestic companies on all aspects of intellectual property law and defends their interests before the […]

Simont Braun appoints Tom Swinnen as co-managing partner

BRUSSELS, January 25, 2023 – Simont Braun announced that the firm has appointed Tom Swinnen as Managing Partner. Together with Joan Carette, Managing Partner since March 2022, they will form Simont Braun’s new managing duo in charge of all matters of day-to-day management. Tom Swinnen (39) has over 15 years of experience and specialises in Corporate M&A. His practice […]

Our ESG values

Environmental sustainability, social responsibility and good governance are essential to our progress as a society and as a firm. Simont Braun is committed to walking the talk towards better sustainability, diversity, inclusion, and good governance practices. We actively promote and implement ESG values within our firm, in our interactions with our clients and other actors in our […]