contrast provides independent and specialized
competition & EU and corporate & business law advice
with full conflict management support
Renowned national boutique, advising clients at both the EU and domestic level. Particularly highly regarded in the field of vertical agreements with notable expertise in the automotive, retail, pharmaceuticals and chemicals sectors. Acts for market-leading companies as well as government and EU bodies. Works with an informal network of overseas law firms to co-ordinate pan-European mandates.
Founding partner Frank Wijckmans is experienced in all types of commercial and antitrust dispute resolution, and is experienced in acting before both domestic and European authorities. Clients are delighted that he "combines an encyclopaedic knowledge with a pragmatic business mindset."
contrast provides 'practical advice' and 'thinks with a broader perspective'. The team focuses on corporate and commercial law, M&A, as well as competition and EU law. Practice head Bart Bellen is recommended.