Geoffroy van de Walle's practice has focused on representing clients in antitrust investigations and litigation for more than 10 years. His representations span across Europe at the national and EU levels, as well as in emerging economies.
Geoffroy regularly assists clients with navigating cross-border merger control reviews, including complex investigations requiring divestitures. He also represents clients on all aspects of global cartels, abuse of dominance, and state aid investigations, including in appeal procedures before the courts.
Geoffroy also advises companies on ensuring antitrust compliance and has organized a number of compliance programs and on-site training sessions for clients. He also helps clients to ensure compliance with antitrust rules in relation to distribution, licensing, and other commercial agreements.
Prior to joining the Firm in 2015, Geoffroy was an antitrust associate at an international law firm in Brussels. He received his LL.M. from the New York University School of Law, where he was awarded the Frank T. Diersen prize for distinction in the LL.M. program and the Betty Bock prize for Competition Policy. Geoffroy regularly publishes articles and speaks on topics in the competition field.
"Dedicated, detail oriented, efficient" and "has a very analytical mind and is a clear communicator."The Legal 500
- New York University (LL.M. in Competition, Innovation, and Information Law 2015; Frank T. Diersen Prize for distinction in LL.M. program; Betty Bock Prize for Competition Policy); King's College London (Diploma in E.C. Competition Law 2009); University of Utrecht (Master's in Law & Economics 2008); University of Leuven (J.D. cum laude 2007); Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (Erasmus Exchange, 2007); Law Faculty of Namur, Belgium (B.A. 2004)
- Brussels Bar
- The Legal 500 EMEA (2023) — recognized for Competition: EU and noted as a "Rising Star"