Dedicated advice on all trade-related issues.
With a team of experts in all areas of international trade law, we have advised and represented clients on the full range of trade law matters, including trade remedies, antidumping, customs and export control, EU trade law and disputes, economic and financial sanctions, WTO matters, environmental law and trade, amongst others.
Our international trade law team draws on experts recognised as being the top of the market in their respective fields. We are uniquely placed to assist clients in this respect, with Band 1 rankings by Chambers across a range of practice areas relevant to international trade, including public international law, public procurement, competition law and financial services.
In addition, wherever international trade law intersects with any national law or other area of specialisation in the context of a dispute, our team can collaborate with other members of the firm with the relevant expertise from among our +2,800 lawyers, accomplished in over 70 languages.
Acting for a major global FMCG company which regularly faces new regulatory initiatives in different jurisdictions.
Our advice in this regard has included advising on the potential for challenge, in appropriate cases, under WTO rules (including under the TBT and TRIPS Agreements).
Advising clients in the food, FMCG and automotive sector on how technical regulations including the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Regulations and the Radio Equipment Regulations will function post-Brexit.
With specific reference to the shipment of relevant products as between the EEA, Great Britain, and Northern Ireland, and applicable labelling and product certification requirements (CE, UK and UKNI marks).
Advising various clients on the filing of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy complaints to the European Commission with respect to imports of various products into the EU.
Advising a major international chemical company on anti-dumping proceedings concerning imports of silicon metal.
Advising a European paper manufacturer on the legality under WTO rules of anti-dumping proceedings brought by the US trade authorities in relation to imports into the US.
Advising clients on the feasibility of lodging anti-dumping and/or anti-subsidy complaints before the European Commission in relation to imports of various products into the EU.
Advising a Russian client on the WTO compliance of a government subsidy scheme.
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Lorand Bartels Counsel
Tone Oeyen Partner
Kaori Yamada Partner
Martin McElwee Partner
Kate Gough Partner
Dr. Thomas Wessely Partner
Nabeel Yousef Partner
Dr. Frank Montag Partner
Aytaç Çelebi Associate
Cara Carr Senior Associate
Lloyd Rees Knowledge Lawyer
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