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Gregory Lebrun

Baker McKenzie BV/SRL


Gregory Lebrun is a Brussels-based partner in the Baker McKenzie Dispute Resolution team. He heads the Belgian Dispute Resolution & Arbitration Practice.

Gregory has a particular focus on international litigation and arbitration, notably in the construction, technology and pharma sectors. He has extensive experience and an outstanding track record before commercial courts (including in summary proceedings), international courts and the Council of State.

He is also known as a skilled negotiator, especially in the context of commercial contracts, settlements and discussions with public authorities.

Clients describe him as "excellent at providing timely, accurate and commercial advice" (Chambers Europe 2023).

Gregory writes about and speaks regularly on litigation and arbitration, as well as on public contract-related topics.

Practice Focus

Gregory advises national and international clients on all legal aspects of business, commercial and administrative disputes, including regulatory issues.

As well as representing clients in disputes, Gregory advises on dispute avoidance and project management issues. He and his team are known for managing pressing and/or critical situations and assisting large clients in crisis and reputational management.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Representing one of the world's largest automotive manufacturers in a major, critical and highly political litigation related to customs duties applied within the European Union on certain products imported from the United States, involving various proceedings before the General Court of the European Union, and Belgian tax courts and administrations.

  • Representing a worldwide leading IT company in a major, strategic and complex international construction arbitration, involving one main CEPANI arbitration, over 35 arbitration, pre-arbitration or litigation proceedings against subcontractors and several summary proceedings before Belgian courts.

  • Representing a global leading insurance company and 15 international co- and re-insurers in a complex international litigation before the Brussels courts, including a criminal investigation, two technical appraisals and multiple proceedings.

  • Representing several entities of an international pharma group active in the manufacture of pharmaceutical substances and drugs, in an international litigation against an Indian chemical components manufacturer for serious safety and compliance breaches by the contractor. 

  • Representing a leading telecommunications company in a very complex and high-profile public procurement dispute against one of its competitors with respect to the award of a multibillion public contract.

  • Advising and representing a Formula One driver in the negotiation of the driver's contract and sponsorships agreements.


  • Brussels~Belgium (2006)


  • Free University of Brussels (Law Degree, magna cum laude) (2006)


  • French
  • English
  • Dutch
  • Spanish

Author, “Laying Down the Law - legal and technical issues of autonomous vehicles,” Future of Transportation, January 2018

Author, "Driving Connected car into the future," European forum, January 2016

Author, "Administration proceedings in UK - What future for Manor and Catheram?," F1i Magazine, February 2015

Author, "Options and specific termination provisions in Formula One drivers agreements," F1i Magazine, April 2015

Author, "Litigations and interim proceedings before European jurisdictions," F1i Magazine, August 2015