Geert Bovy

Geert Bovy

Partner
Baker & McKenzie CVBA/SCRL

Biography

Geert Bovy is a partner in the Firm’s International Commercial & Trade and Dispute Resolution Practice Groups in Brussels. He advises clients on all aspects of commercial and consumer protection law. Mr. Bovy was a teaching assistant in procedural law at the University of Leuven from 2006 to 2009.

Practice Focus

Mr. Bovy 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, labeling 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