Established in Brussels for more than 35 years, we are a business law firm with some 25 Belgian qualified lawyers. Our strengths include commercial arbitration and litigation, corporate, commercial contracts, aviation, data protection, insurance, employment, real estate, tax and intellectual property. We also have an extensive public sector practice in Belgium as well as an EU competition law practice.
Our rates are deliberately pitched at the mid to lower range of the international market and we apply a transparent fees policy which allow clients to work on the basis of established budgets with no surprises. We act regularly for US and other foreign clients in both transactional and litigation matters. References may be obtained upon request. Via its membership of the TELFA network, the firm has direct and tested access to expert advice in almost all other European jurisdictions. The working languages of the firm are French, Dutch, English, German, Italian and Spanish.Number of professionals: 25
Charles Price has been a member of the Brussels Bar Association since 1978.
He graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1972 with a degree in English law. In 1973, he began his career in Belgium in one of the three largest Belgian law firms. In 1982, he was the first lawyer of British nationality to be admitted to the French-speaking Bar Association of Brussels. In 1986, he founded PRICE & PARTNERS, which merged with DLA PIPER in 2002. He has been a partner in CEW & PARTNERS since 2005.
Former Vice-President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg, he is the director of CEPANI, the most well-known arbitration institution in Belgium.
He is recognized by the Brussels Bar Association as a specialist in arbitration law. He also has extensive experience in competition law, European law including aviation law and international contracts.
- New Ruling of the CJEU on Extraordinary Circumstances under Regulation 261/2004 17 juillet 2019On 26 June 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has handed down its ruling in André Moens v Ryanair Ltd (C-159/18), holding that a fuel spill on the runway of an airport which led to the runway’s closure falls within the notion of “extraordinary circumstances” within ...
- Problems for the Brussels International Business Court 7 mai 2019The draft bill setting-up the Brussels International Business Court, a proposed specialized English language court for international business disputes (see ), was due to be sumitted to the Belgian House of Representatives at one of the latter’s last sessions before the legislative and European elections due to be held in ...