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Eva Monard
Associate

Contact

(T) +32.2.645.15.10
(F) +32.2.645.14.45

Education

  • Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (LL.M. magna cum laude 2008)

Bar Admissions

  • Brussels Bar

Eva Monard has 10 years of experience assisting clients in more than 60 anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, and safeguard investigations in over 10 jurisdictions. She advises clients on obligations under EU export control laws and sanctions, assisting them in setting up compliance policies and assessing the compliance of specific transactions with their obligations to dual-use goods and sanctions.

Eva defends the interests of clients such as Jindal Saw before EU institutions such as the European Commission, other administrative authorities, and before the EU courts. She successfully assisted Changshu City Standard Parts Factory and Ningbo Jinding Fastener before the Court of Justice of the European Union, obtaining an annulment of the anti-dumping duties imposed on fasteners. Eva assists governments during all stages of WTO dispute settlement proceedings before panels and the Appellate Body. In addition, she advises clients on the compatibility of legislation with WTO law and with respect to free trade agreements.

Eva's practice focuses on WTO law, EU trade law, export controls, sanctions, foreign investment screening, customs law, and EU competition law. With regard to competition law matters, she focuses particularly on cartels and merger control.

Eva has been hailed in Chambers as "probably the best trade lawyer of her generation" and for her "open and straightforward style of presenting that makes people like her instantly." According to Who's Who, Eva "stands out for her exceptional technical expertise, and is highly sought after by clients for her ‘diligent and hard-working approach’."


Honors & Distinctions

  • Recognized by Chambers as an associate-to-watch for international trade/WTO (2018)

    Recommended by Legal 500 for customs, trade, WTO, and antidumping (2016, 2017), including singled out as a "Next Generation Lawyer"

    Recognized in International Who's Who: Trade & Customs (2016, 2017)

Languages

Dutch, English, French
Eva Monard