Steptoe Receives Five Practice, 15 Individual Mentions in Legal 500 EMEA

(April 12, 2017, Brussels) — Steptoe’s Brussels office received five practice mentions and 15 individual mentions for lawyers in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa. The Legal 500 series is considered to be the world’s largest legal reference guide. More than 250,000 corporate counsel have been surveyed and interviewed globally in the past 12 months. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. 

The following Steptoe practices are recommended:

  • Competition (EU and global)
  • Customs, Trade, WTO and Antidumping
  • EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH) – Top Tier Firm
  • EU Regulatory: Financial Services
  • EU Regulatory: Food – Top Tier Firm 

The following Steptoe lawyers are recommended or mentioned in the guide:

  • Darren Abrahams – EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH) and EU Regulatory: Food
  • Yves Botteman – Competition
  • Ruxandra Cana – EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH)
  • Indiana de Seze – EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH)
  • Dr. Anna Gergely – EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH) and EU Regulatory: Food
  • Simon Hirsbrunner – Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping and EU Regulatory: Financial Services
  • Jean-Nicolas Maillard – Competition
  • Jean Russotto – EU Regulatory: Financial Services
  • James Searles – Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping
  • Guy Soussan – Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping and EU Regulatory: Financial Services
  • Philip Woolfson – EU Regulatory: Financial Services 

Read more on the recommendations in The Legal 500

For more information on Steptoe’s presence in the professional community, see the Honors & Rankings page.

About Steptoe

Steptoe & Johnson LLP is an international law firm widely recognized for vigorous advocacy in complex litigation and arbitration, successful representation of clients before governmental agencies, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions. The firm has more than 500 lawyers and other professionals in offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, Phoenix and Washington. For more information, visit