Sidley Austin LLP has hired EU life sciences expert Maarten Meulenbelt as a partner in its Brussels office.
He arrives from Howrey LLP.
Meulenbelt focuses his practice on EU regulatory affairs, litigation and competition law issues concerning the life sciences sector in Europe.
He has represented clients before the EU Courts, national courts and competition and regulatory authorities and has experience across a range of sectors including finance and transport.
“Sidley is recognized for its leadership and presence in the life sciences and antitrust arenas,” said Meulenbelt. “Its global platform offers me a tremendous opportunity to expand my practice while helping to broaden the firm’s already robust European life sciences practice.”
“Service to the global life sciences industry is a strategic focus for the firm,” said Scott Bass, a coordinator of Sidley’s global life sciences practice. “Maarten has vast EU regulatory and antitrust experience, specifically in the life sciences sector, and he will be a great resource for our clients.”
Meulenbelt is featured in The International Who’s Who of Life Sciences Lawyers.