Hunton & Williams LLP’s Brussels Office Receives International Recognitions


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The Brussels office of Hunton & Williams LLP recently received recognitions from Chambers Global, Chambers Europe as well as Legal 500 EMEA.

Chambers Global 2009 recognized the firm’s privacy practice as being “among the very best […], especially in the EU”. Europe is described as a “particular area of strength for the practice” and the European privacy lawyers as “absolute experts with a broad understanding of every nuance of data protection”.

Brussels partner Christopher Kuner was recognized as a “data security expert”. Chambers Europe 2009 acknowledged that Christopher Kuner “has a strong knowledge of e-commerce and technology issues and is incredibly well connected with all the data privacy regulators in Europe […]”.

Furthermore, the Brussels environmental regulatory practice of Hunton & Williams earned a “Band 1” ranking in Chambers Europe 2009, which described it as “absolutely top-notch”, and noted in particular “the supremely talented regulatory specialist Lucas Bergkamp”. Hunton & Williams was also recognized in the Legal 500 EMEA’s “Environment”, “EU Regulatory Environment” and “EU Regulatory Chemicals” sections. Professor Bergkamp was recognized as “very knowledgeable” and received praise for his “proactive approach to offering solutions” on REACH work.

Finally, both Chambers Global 2009 and Chambers Europe 2009 listed Dr. Michael Rosenthal, the Brussels Office Managing Partner, as “Leader in his Field” of competition law. The office’s growing competition practice was recognized in the 2009 edition of Legal 500 EMEA stating that the firm “possesses

Michael Rosenthal as a leading figure, assisted by the experienced Robert Klotz, who joined the practice from the European Commission”. Michael Rosenthal was also selected to appear in the recently published “International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists 2009”.

Established in 1989, The Brussels office of Hunton & Williams is an essential component of Hunton & Williams’ cross-border transactions and regulatory practices. Brussels lawyers advise European and US clients on EU and German competition, regulatory, environmental law, privacy, e-commerce, international business transactions, litigation and commercial contracts.

About Hunton & Williams LLP

Hunton & Williams LLP provides legal services to corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals, as well as other entities. Since our establishment more than a century ago, Hunton & Williams has grown to more than 1,000 attorneys serving clients in 100 countries from 19 offices around the world. While our practice has a strong industry

focus on energy, financial services and life sciences, our experience extends to more than 100 separate practice areas, including bankruptcy and creditors rights, commercial litigation, corporate transactions and securities

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