contrast provides independent and specialized
competition & EU and corporate & business law advice
with full conflict management support
contrast has seen an increase in distribution cases in the pharmaceuticals, automotive and retail sectors. Frank Wijckmans, who has ‘a fantastic reputation’ for cartel work, represented Electrolux and Whirlpool Europe in a state aid appeal at the General Court. Filip Tuytschaever acted for the EC in appeals brought by ThyssenKrupp concerning the elevators cartel.
Legal 500 EMEA
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."
Frank Wijckmans attracts widespread praise for his knowledge of EU competition law. Key clients call him "an authority in this field," adding: "He combines an encyclopaedic knowledge of competition law with a very practical touch." Wijckmans is also appreciated for his business understanding: "I can put him together with any businessperson and there will be no misunderstandings between them, which is quite rare."