Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2015 recommends contrast

The Competition & EU team, the Corporate and Business Law team, and the Conflict Management team of contrast are recommended by the Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2015. Frank Wijckmans, Bart Bellen and Luc Demeyere are also ranked individually. 

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". He is also appreciated for his business understanding: "I can put him together with any business person and there will be no misunderstandings between them, which is quite rare".'

Bar Bellen 'is praised by sources for being "very patient and good with the details". He has experience of corporate, acquisition and financing projects. He is admitted to practice at the New York Bar and regularly handles cross-border mandates involving the USA.' 

Luc Demeyere 'heads contrast European & Business Law’s disputes department and handles litigation, arbitration and mediation on both a domestic and international level. Clients appreciate his strategic skills as well as his in-depth knowledge of finance and pragmatic approach.'