Geert Bovy

Geert Bovy

Baker McKenzie BV/SRL


Geert Bovy is a partner in the Brussels office and heads the International Commercial & Trade Practice Group in EMEA and Belgium. He joined Baker McKenzie in 2001. Geert was a teaching assistant in procedural law at KULeuven from 2006 to 2009.

Practice Focus

Geert advises clients on all aspects of commercial and consumer protection law. He often works on global or pan-European projects, assisting clients in navigating the differences between various local laws in a centralized and coordinated manner.

Geert has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements (e.g., sourcing, manufacturing, logistics, distribution, agency, franchising, selective distribution, sales. etc.) both in business-to-business and business-to-consumer contexts. He also advises clients on regulatory issues, marketing, promotion, labelling and advertising of consumer products, particularly food products, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Geert's practice also comprises commercial litigation, including pre-litigation assistance, litigation and settlement negotiations.

Professional Honors

  • Leading Individual for EU Industry Focus: Retail, Legal 500


  • Brussels~Belgium (2001)


  • KU Leuven (Law Degree) (2001)
  • University of Melbourne (Undergraduate Exchange Program) (2000)


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French