We are very pleased about the positive appraisal by our clients of our work and the laudatory terms used when describing the expertise of our lawyers:
TOP TIER FIRM IN THE INSURANCE PRACTICE AREA:
Marc Gouden and Pierre Moreau head the insurance and intermediaries team at Philippe & Partners, which operates across the firm’s offices in Brussels and Luxembourg. The team provides broad coverage to clients in the sector, with Gouden a key contact for arbitration and, increasingly, matters related to GDPR regulations.
Practice head(s): Pierre Moreau; Marc Gouden
‘Professionalism, availability, responsiveness and very extensive knowledge of the sector.’
RANKED FIRM IN THE ENERGY SECTOR:
Leveraging its ties with a wider network of offices, as well as a strategic partnership with independent consulting firm Bernard Energy Advocacy, Philippe & Partners is noted for its focus on energy transition work, assisting a range of domestic and international clients with both regulatory and contentious matters. Practice head Denis Philippe – who splits his time between Brussels and Luxembourg – is an experienced lawyer (as well as a CEPANI arbitrator) whose recent engagements include multimillion-euro criminal investigations and damages proceedings, acting on behalf of major energy multinationals. Liege-based senior associate Mathieu Clément de Cléty is also noted for his contentious expertise.
Practice head(s): Denis Philippe
Other key lawyers: Mathieu Clément de Cléty
- Assisted Electrabel during criminal proceedings, which were initiated in the context of sabotage of a nuclear power plant in 2014.
- Successfully assisted Electrabel in a claim against a distribution system operator which failed to fulfil its legal obligations due to a problem that occurred during the migration of the IT system.
- Successfully assisted the Brussels Capital Region in the transposition of the European directives of the Clean Energy Package and on the modification of the Brussels regulation relating to the organisation of the energy markets.
RANKED FIRM FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
Philippe & Partners‘ disputes practice advises on a broad spectrum of commercial litigation, arbitration, and mediation matters, focusing principally on clients operating in the insurance, banking and finance, energy, gaming, and tax sectors. The practice is jointly led by market veteran Denis Philippe, and insurance and energy litigation specialist Marc Gouden – both of whom split their time between Brussels and Luxembourg. Pierre Moreau – who works across the firm’s offices in Brussels, Mons, and Luxembourg – is noted for his capabilities in insurance litigation, while Jean-François Libert is a key contact for disputes in the gaming and gambling sectors. Counsel Laure-Anne Nyssen is also recommended.
Practice head(s): Denis Philippe; Marc Gouden
Other key lawyers: Pierre Moreau; Jean-François Libert; Laure-Anne Nyssen