News: (05.12.2011) McDermott Expands Office and Moves to New Location in Brussels

5 December 2011

International law firm McDermott Will & Emery announced today that it has relocated to a new office in Brussels. This is the Firm’s third consecutive office move in Europe, following its expansion in the European cities of London, Milan and Paris.

McDermott’s Brussels practice have relocated to new offices in Avenue des Nerviens 9 - 31. The new space is in close proximity to the Rond Point Schuman and all European Union institutions that are located in Brussels.

“Our new office provide us with additional space and is designed for the future expansion of our practice in Brussels,” said Philip Bentley, partner-in-charge of our Brussels office. “This new and convenient building will allow our expanding multilingual and multinational talent pool of lawyers to offer our clients European competition, international trade and regulatory services from an office which is even closer to the European Commission and the Council of the European Union.”

“Our office move in Brussels is part of the Firm’s continued investment in our European offices, where we have seen increased client demand,” said Peter J. Sacripanti, co-chair of McDermott Will & Emery in New York. “So far this year, we have opened a new office in Paris and relocated existing offices in London, Milan and, now, Brussels. With these moves, McDermott now has coverage in seven cities in the key European Union countries of Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom. Our goal has always been to be where our clients need us, and this year we have taken great strides to doing just that."

About McDermott Will & Emery Belgium LLP in Brussels

McDermott Will & Emery Belgium LLP offers clients extensive EU competition, regulatory and trade advice. The office supports the Firm’s antitrust and competition practice to service our global client base. The Brussels office has lawyers of many nationalities, the majority of whom are bilingual, if not multilingual: We have lawyers admitted to practice in several EU jurisdictions, as well as the United States. This international environment fosters a wealth of viewpoints and approaches to the cases we work on which has contributed to an excellent network of contacts internationally over the years.

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