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Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP
Kunstlaan — Avenue des Arts 6-9
1210 Brussels
Belgium
T +32 2 881 82 00

Overview

Kirkland’s Brussels office assists clients with their antitrust needs across Europe, working closely with our London antitrust team. Our lawyers handle cases before the European Commission and courts, with particular experience in merger control. The team advises on challenging and novel cases involving a variety of transaction structures, including matters with fix-it-first solutions, carve out divestments packages and behavioural remedies. The team also has significant experience with foreign direct investment filings in Europe and globally, and adeptly navigates European and U.K. regulator relationships.

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Corporate information

Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP is a Limited Liability Partnership under the laws of Delaware (US) with registered office at 160 Greentree Drive, Suite 101, Dover, Kent, Delaware 19904, and registered with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware. The Belgian branch of Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP (“Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP (Belgian branch)”) is located at Kunstlaan/Avenue des Arts 6-9, B-1000 Brussels (Belgium), and registered with the Belgian Crossroads Bank of Enterprises with registration number VAT BE 0741.819.079.

Services provided by qualified lawyers subject to professional rules of conduct

The services provided to you and the contract under which those services are provided is with Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP (Belgian branch) and not with any individual partner, employee, or agent of Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP (Belgian branch). ‎ In accordance with the common terminology used in professional service organizations, reference to a "partner" means a person who is a partner, or equivalent, in such a law firm. A list of the names of the partners of Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP (Belgian branch) who are registered with the Brussels Bar is available below:

Evans, Sally
Gardner, Mark
Herdman, Annie
Jordan, Sarah
Riedel, Paula
Sinclair-Thomson, Matthew

The lawyers engaged by Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP (Belgian branch) have a place of establishment in Belgium and are registered on either the A-list (“Tableau”), the “EU list” or the “B list” of the Dutch-language section of the Brussels Bar Association (NOAB). Their names and contact details can be verified on the NOAB website (https://www.baliebrussel.be/balie-brussel/?lang=en). They are also subject to the ethical and professional rules of conduct available on the same website (https://www.baliebrussel.be/foreign-lawyers-2/ethical-and-professional-rules/).

Insurance

Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP (Belgian branch) maintains professional indemnity insurance covering the activities of Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP (Belgian branch), details of ‎which are held at our office referred to above and upon request will be provided to you or will ‎be sent to you by post or e-mail. In addition hereto, the attorneys-at-law of Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP (Belgian branch) benefit from the professional liability insurance concluded by either their home country professional bar association, or NOAB, to the benefit of their members (more information on the NOAB insurance: coverage of EUR 2,500,000 per damage event, insured by Amlin Europe NV, see https://www.baliebrussel.be/foreign-lawyers-2/insurance-and-social-security/ and https://www.baliebrussel.be/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Overzicht-dekkingen.pdf).

Protection of personal data

Our Global Privacy Policy can be found at https://www.kirkland.com/privacy-and-disclaimers. In relation to the activities of Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP (Belgian branch), you have a right to file a complaint with your local data protection authority (for Belgium: the Belgian Data Protection Authority, at www.dataprotectionauthority.be).

Complaints & Dispute Resolution

If you have any comments or concerns about the services that we provide, Kirkland & Ellis International II LLP (Belgian branch) has a Complaints Handling Policy which sets out the timeframe ‎and steps that we will take to resolve your dissatisfaction or complaint, a copy of which will be ‎provided to you on request by post or email. ‎In the event that you are not satisfied with our response, you have the possibility to reach out to the President of NOAB to obtain an advice, file a formal complaint, or to initiate a dispute resolution procedure (more information: https://www.baliebrussel.be/wat-bij-onenigheid-met-mijn-advocaat/?lang=en).

Terms of Engagement

Our applicable terms of engagement are properly communicated to all (prospective) clients and upon request will be provided to you or will ‎be sent to you by post or e-mail. They shall be subject to the laws of England & Wales and the courts of England & Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to handle any disputes in relation hereto.