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 all legal directories. He is recommended by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, IAM Patent 1000, Best Lawyers and European Legal Experts. In addition, he was a key contributor to the forthcoming Chambers Global Practice Guide - Pharmaceutical Advertising and 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 practices in Dutch, English and French.
Van Bael & Bellis is regularly ranked as one of the two leading law firms in Belgium specialising in the field of life sciences regulatory law on both a Belgian and pan-European level. The firm is also highly recommended by leading directories for intellectual property matters in the life sciences sector.
WWL says: Peter L'Ecluse specialises in competition and IP rights including pricing and reimbursement matters. One peer says, “He is a definite inclusion, very accomplished."
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