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Janson in Chambers Europe 2021


  • 22 March 2021
  • Janson News
Janson in Chambers Europe 2021

Janson is pleased to have been recognised once again for Dispute resolution and Intellectual Property in the Chambers Europe 2021 guide. All previously ranked lawyers maintain their rankings and Céline Masschelein has entered the rankings for White Collar Crime.

Please find below the rankings as well as quotes from some of Janson’s clients who are warmly thanked for their continued trust and appreciation.

 

DISPUTE RESOLUTION - BAND 4

'Offers clients expertise in a range of matters, including liability cases, disputes arising out of bankruptcy and insolvency, and public law-related issues. Also advises on class action proceedings. Highly active in the financial services industry, boasting numerous clients from the sector. Additionally represents clients in criminal proceedings concerning fraud and money laundering. Work highlight: represented Perrigo in an arbitration procedure with the former shareholders of Omega Pharma.'

Ranked individuals

Céline Masschelein has entered the ranking at Band 3 for White Collar Crime while Dominique Blommaert (Band 3 - Litigation) and Cédric Alter (Band 4 - Ligitation) maintain their respective rankings.

Chambers's reviews and testimonials

Céline Masschelein advises clients on white-collar crime mandates, such as fraud and money laundering investigations. One interviewee notes that Masschelein has "a broad skill set and is a good communicator."

Dominique Blommaert frequently handles financial litigation and class actions, acting for banks, stockbrokers and healthcare companies. Blommaert also assists clients with liquidation procedures and shareholder disputes.

Cédric Alter acts for clients from the technology, food and public sectors on domestic and cross-border litigation, often of a financial nature. Alter is also appointed as a mediator in corporate restructurings.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - BAND 4

'Advises clients from a range of sectors, including media, furniture, pharmaceutical and fashion, on patent, copyright and trade mark disputes. A client notes that "the lawyers are very pragmatic." Work highlight: assisted Maisons du Monde with cross-border copyright and design infringement claims.'

Ranked individuals 

Mireille Buydens (Band 2) and Hans Dhondt (Band 3) maintain their rankings.

Chambers's reviews and testimonials

Mireille Buydens assists clients from the media and fashion industries with patent, trade mark and copyright disputes. Buydens is described by one interviewee as an "intellectual mastermind" who can "make things very practical."

Hans Dhondt acts for clients on copyright disputes, as well as assisting with patent and trade mark issues. A client highlights his "warm and energetic personality," adding: "It is always a pleasure working with him."

 

Other ranked lawyers are Guy Block (Band 3 – Energy) and Dominique Lagasse (Band 4 – Public law). Please find hereunder Chambers’ reviews:

'Guy Block is a noted figure in the sector for his expertise in public law relating to energy. He is renowned for his assistance to the Belgian government, and frequently represents clients before the Constitutional Court in litigation matters.'

'Dominique Lagasse advises public and private sector clients on contentious matters concerning human rights, legislative enforcement and public procurement.'

 

For more information, please follow this link: Chambers Europe 2021

 

 

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