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 […]

Simont Braun assists active partners in funding round in classified cycling

Brussels, 5 December 2022 |  Simont Braun successfully assisted Active Partners in a funding round of €22 million in Classified Cycling, a Belgium-based company developing innovative technology for the cycling industry Active Partners, a consumer-focused investment firm, took the lead and invested in a funding round of €22 million in Classified Cycling, a Belgium-based company developing innovative technology for […]

Simont Braun promotes Charles-Edouard Lambert to Counsel in Dispute Resolution

Simont Braun is delighted to announce the promotion of Charles-Edouard Lambert to Counsel, recognising his in-depth expertise in dispute resolution. Charles-Edouard started his career as a lawyer at Simont Braun in 2013. He has gathered extensive experience in litigation and arbitration. He provides thoughtful and comprehensive guidance to domestic and international clients in complex disputes […]

Simont Braun highly ranked in The Legal 500

We are delighted to share that Simont Braun has again achieved excellent rankings in The Legal 500 ed. 2022, with 7 departments ranked and 19 lawyers recognised.  FinTech maintains its Tier 1 position. Dispute Resolution goes up to Tier 2 to join our Financial Services Regulatory, Real Estate and Intellectual Property practices. Our Insurance expertise […]

Simont Braun elects Joan Carette and Axel Maeterlinck as new managing partners

On 22 March, Joan Carette and Axel Maeterlinck were appointed as new managing partners of Simont Braun. In this capacity, they will be responsible for the firm’s day-to-day management.  They succeed Béatrice Thiefffry and Steven Callens, who were managing partners of Simont Braun since 2017. The entire Simont Braun team would like to thank Béatrice […]

Simont Braun achieves excellent results in Chambers Europe

Chambers Europe rankings 2022 are out with some good news! Three new lawyers enter the individual rankings, bringing the number of ranked lawyers to nine, including three women. Our teams are praised for their business and market knowledge, their attention to clients’ needs, their outstanding legal skills, and for being reactive, efficient, and “a real […]

Simont Braun highly ranked in Chambers Global 2022

Chambers & ¨Partners Global released its Global rankings last week. We are happy to see our Dispute Resolution and Corporate M&A teams highly ranked again, in Band 3 and Band 4 respectively. Our lawyers are also individually recognised, with: Paul Alain Foriers ranked as a Senior Statesperson in Dispute Resolution: “Paul Alain Foriers is ‘excellent in technical […]