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Simont Braun achieves excellent rankings in The Legal 500 ed. 2021

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Date of publication
22 April 2021

There is some movement this year in our Legal 500 rankings… and for the better! Simont Braun’s key departments are highly ranked in six categories.

Eight of our lawyers are also top-ranked with perfect gender diversity, and eight more are recommended.

We thank our teams for their dedication and motivation, and our clients for the great feedback.

All our rankings and feedback are available here.


FinTech – Tier 1

Joan Carette is recognised as a Leading Individual
Philippe De Prez is recognised as a Next Generation Partner

The team is number one for fintech matters in Belgium. They are proactive and hands-on, with a unique knowledge of the market and pragmatic advice.

Extraordinary knowledge of the market; a strong team from associate to partner, very friendly to work with, very strong legal capacities, and extremely reliable and efficient.

Intellectual Property – Tier 2

Emmanuel Cornu and Eric De Gryse are recognised as Leading Individuals.

‘Excellent knowledge of IP, reactivity, clarity, efficiency.’

Real Estate – Tier 2

Manuela von Kuegelgen is recognised as a Leading Individual
Laura Grauer is recognised as a Rising Star

‘The team is always available and ready to deliver thorough advice and practical solutions.‘

Regulatory Financial Services – Tier 2

Joan Carette and Philippe De Prez are recognised as Next Generation Partners.

‘The regulatory team of Simont Braun is knowledgeable, easy and quick to work with. They have broad expertise and great work spirit‘.

Commercial, Corporate M&A – Tier 3

Agile, multidisciplinary and integrated team that is oriented towards simple and pragmatic solutions.‘

Very good value for money, very skilled and friendly lawyers that are always available.

‘Very involved and great knowledge of market practices.‘

Dispute Resolution – Tier 3

Rafaël Jafferali is recognised as a Next Generation Partner
Fanny Laune is recognised as a Rising Star

Very experienced’ team


The Legal 500 is a highly respected legal guide providing rankings and feedback on the global legal market, assessing the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions.