Rudi Leleu is well known in the European market for his strong expertise when it comes to trade policy, anti-dumping and safeguard measures.
Rudi Leleu is the director of Dentons' international trade practice, based in the firm’s Brussels office. As a system analyst by education, and through his experience as a case officer in the European Commission's Directorate-General for Trade and several renowned international law firms for over 25 years, Rudi has gained invaluable practical experience and an exceptional level of expertise in the areas of anti-dumping, antisubsidy and safeguard measures. He is recognised by his peers and clients as one of the leading experts in the field.
Rudi concentrates on all aspects of international trade policy with an emphasis on trade defence instruments within the framework of the WTO. He represented countless clients in trade remedy proceedings before the EU institutions and other major investigating authorities worldwide.
As the client's individual economic situation with regard to production and sales has a major impact and is the main decisive aspect of the outcome of trade defence investigations, Rudi focuses on a detailed structural analysis of the client's specific situation. This unique skill allows him to develop the best individually tailored legal strategy based upon the results of such analysis and gives him the opportunity to assist his clients in an accurate preparation of detailed replies to the investigating authorities' inquiries and offer them expert assistance throughout the entire course of the proceeding.
Rudi is recognised as “definitely one of the top trade policy experts in Brussels”.