Peter is a partner in Van Bael & Bellis’ Brussels office where he co-heads the life sciences practice.
Peter’s practice focuses on the life sciences industry and covers a wide range of areas involving medical devices and pharmaceuticals. His expertise includes advising on antitrust matters, information and advertising, licensing, patents, pricing and reimbursement, and registration matters. He also has deep experience representing clients in administrative proceedings and before industry boards.
Peter has been recognised as a leading practitioner in his fields of practice by many legal directories. He is recommended by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, IAM Patent 1000 and European Legal Experts. In addition, he is a sought-after speaker who regularly lectures and writes on matters involving life sciences, intellectual property and competition law.
Peter completed his master’s degree in comparative law at The George Washington University in the USA. He also studied at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium and holds degrees in both law and philosophy. Peter practises in Dutch, English and French.
Van Bael & Bellis:
Van Bael & Bellis was named Belgium Firm of the Year at the LMG Life Sciences Awards in 2014 and is regularly ranked as one of the two leading law firms in Belgium specialising in the field of life sciences regulatory law. The firm is also highly recommended by leading directories for intellectual property matters in the life sciences sector.
Van Bael & Bellis is a leading independent law firm based in Brussels, with a second office in Geneva exclusively dedicated to WTO matters.
We are known for our client-centred approach, commitment to excellence and extensive expertise in EU competition law, EU and international trade law, EU regulatory law as well as Belgian business law. With nearly 70 lawyers coming from 20 different countries, we offer our clients the support of a highly effective team of professionals with multi-jurisdictional expertise and an international perspective.