contrast provides independent and specialized
competition & EU and corporate & business law advice
with full conflict management support
The lawyers' expertise is top-notch and their approach is very pragmatic and business-driven. I consider them a true business partner.
contrast has quickly made a name for itself in domestic Belgian competition work. Clients appreciate the team’s commercial acumen and integrated approach, both in transactional and contentious matters. It also handles EU law and attracts a growing number of international clients.
Frank Wijckmans has a principally contentious competition practice, being experienced in investigations and litigation. He represented Electrolux and Whirlpool Europe in their appeal against the EC's approval of restructuring aid to FagorBrandt. A source remarks: "Frank is a superb lawyer - a wonderful litigator," while a client describes him as "extremely knowledgeable but with a practical angle to everything he does."