Geert Bovy

Geert Bovy

Partner
Baker & McKenzie CVBA/SCRL

Biography

Geert Bovy is a partner in the International Commercial & Trade and Dispute Resolution Practice Groups in the Brussels office. 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 has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements (sourcing, manufacturing, logistics, distribution, agency, franchising, selective distribution, sales) 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.

He often works on pan-European projects, assisting clients in managing the differences between EU Member States' local laws in a coordinated manner. His practice also includes commercial litigation, including pre-litigation assistance, litigation and settlement negotiations.

Admissions

  • Brussels~Belgium (2001)

Education

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

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French