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We are a boutique law firm specialized in Business Law and Supreme Court litigation.
We focus on corporate law / M&A, energy law, network and other regulated industries, financial law, intellectual property law, insolvency law, litigation before all courts and tribunals (including the Supreme Court), real estate, competition law and life sciences
Head offices are located in Brussels,
with a second office in Bruges.
Louis Puts heads LMBD’s Intellectual Property team. Described as a “talented litigator” (LMG Life Sciences) and a leading individual (Legal 500), Louis has gained an in-depth knowledge in the litigation and enforcement of intellectual property rights, border measures, protection of trade secrets, unfair competition, licensing and software disputes.
Frederic Deltour specializes in corporate law, with a special focus on M&A and real estate law.
Frederic also advises with respect to a wide range of commercial contracts, including IP and life sciences related agreements.
Fabrice Mourlon Beernaert
Fabrice Mourlon Beernaert’s main areas of practice include corporate and securities law, energy law, bankruptcy law, as well as mergers and acquisitions and life science related matters.
Thomas Vandromme has gained considerable experience as a commercial and corporate lawyer, with focus on litigation.
Pia Sobrana Gennari Curlo
Pia Sobrana Gennari Curlo focuses on commercial and corporate law, as well on mergers and acquisitions, developing a special expertise in regulated industries.
Pierre-M. Louis specializes in network industries regulations – that is the electricity, railways and natural gas sectors, three industries where the network operator has been unbundled pursuant to EU legislation.
Harold Minjauw specializes in corporate and general commercial law, with a focus on M&A, real estate and distribution law, as well as corporate and commercial litigation and mediation.
Bernard Paul specializes in corporate and commercial law.
Bernard regularly advises on all aspects of business carried on in partnership (partnership agreements, acquisitions, mergers and de-mergers, LLP agreements, incorporation, and partnership disputes), acts as adviser and litigator in directors’ liabilities issues.
The practice of Tom Wera focuses on commercial and economic law, financial law and corporate law, including M&A.
Marc’s practice focuses on consultation and dispute resolution, including mediation, in the areas of judicial law, transport law, public law and liability and insurance law.
Bruno has been a lawyer at the Supreme Court/Court of Cassation since 2000 and heads the “Supreme Court/Cassation” practice group. He specialises in advising on the success of Supreme Court/Cassation appeals in civil matters in the broad sense, criminal cases, disciplinary cases, social affairs and tax matters, and in drafting and filing applications for Supreme Court/Cassation, memoranda of reply and memoranda in support of Supreme Court/Cassation appeals in criminal cases.
Catherine is member of the “Supreme Court/Cassation” practice group, led by Bruno Maes.
Victoria Deliège specializes in commercial law, contract law and European law.
Paul Van Rillaer
Paul works with Bruno Maes and treats civil “Supreme Court/ Court of Cassation” cases in the field of civil and contract law.
Patrick works with Bruno Maes in civil “Supreme Court/ Court of Cassation” cases.
Stefaan Sonck has extensive experience in various fields of law, with a special focus on social and sports law.
Madeleine Robyns de Schneidauer
Madeleine Robyns de Schneidauer focuses on commercial law, contract law and intellectual property law.
EMMANUEL ROGER FRANCE
Emmanuel specialises in white-collar crime, and has more than 25 years of experience in this field. He defends both legal and natural persons, acting for both defendants and claimants in the framework of criminal investigations or before the criminal courts. He advises clients on criminal risks, compliance and criminal procedure, and in negotiations with prosecutors.
Being a member of Emmanuel Roger France’s white collar crime practice for more than 10 years, An has built up an excellent track record in advising companies and its directors in a broad range of commercial disputes and criminal cross-border cases related to fraud, hacking, bankruptcy offences, anti-money laundering, tax fraud and criminal liability following fatal work accidents.
PAUL DE SPOELBERCH
Paul advises corporate clients and individuals both in cross-border and domestic operations on all aspects of contract and company law. His practice also involves advising start-ups and their investors on their legal challenges.
Maximilien Arnoldy’s practice covers all areas of corporate law, with a particular focus on dispute resolution. In that respect, he assists and represents national and international clients in all kinds of proceedings before the Belgian courts, including proceedings before the Supreme Court (Hof van Cassatie / Cour de cassation).
Harold Minjauw assisted the Dutch reference shareholder of PKF Pallets (The Netherlands) and its Dutch lead counsel HerikVerhulst on the Belgian legal aspects and documentation relating to PKF Pallets BV’s…
Harold Minjauw assisted one of the reference shareholders of Brussels headquartered 3E ( https://3e.eu ) in the framework of India’s ReNew Power’s investment in 3E (October 2022).
Me Mourlon Beernaert has published (with Maximilien Arnoldy) an article relating to the judgment of the Cour de cassation (Belgian Supreme Court) of September 30, 2021 : « Société simple…
LMBD is proud to announce that our partner Pia Sobrana Gennari Curlo has been appointed as a member of the prestigious CEPANI / CEPINA arbitration center. CEPANI / CEPINA is…
Harold Minjauw assisted the shareholders of PerfectView CRM Online and its Dutch lead counsel HerikVerhulst in the sale of the PerfectView shares to Belgium’s Efficy group. HerikVerhulst’s advisory team consisted…