Sébastien Engelen

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Sébastien Engelen is counsel at contrast.

He specializes in European and competition law (antitrust, State aid and merger control).

His experience includes all aspects of competition law, including assistance during competition investigations, competition compliance trainings, leniency applications, and ensuing private damages litigation, as well as advising on structuring acquisitions, joint ventures and distribution/cooperation agreements.

He represents clients (private companies and public authorities) before the Court of Justice of the EU, the European Commission, national courts and national competition authorities.

Sébastien speaks French, Dutch, English and Italian.


  • LLM in European law, Institut d’Études Européennes (IEE, 2006-2007)
  • Università degli studi di Pisa (Erasmus programme, 2006)
  • Université Saint-Louis and Université Catholique de Louvain (Master in law, 2001-2006)


  • contrast (2016-present)
  • CMS DeBacker (2007-2015)
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10 Mar 2020

contrast introduces four new counsels and one new senior associate

contrast is very proud to announce the promotion of four new counsels: Ine Schockaert, Milena Varga, Emmelie Wijckmans and Sebastien Engelen. Milena, Emmelie and Sébastien are active in our Competition & EU and Distribution Law team. Ine is part of our Corporate and M&A team. Stefanie Colaers has been promoted to senior associate in our Competition & EU team.

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