Hans’ practice focuses on European and Belgian competition law. He represents clients before the European Court of Justice, the European Commission, the Belgian competition authority, and all Belgian courts.
He is co-founder of the firm, which he joined in 1994. He is a member of the Bar of Brussels.
Hans holds law degrees from the University of Leuven (1984) and Harvard Law School (1985).
Prior to joining the Brussels Bar in 1992, Hans served as Legal Secretary to the late W. Van Gerven, Advocate-General at the European Court of Justice (1988 – 1992).
Hans serves on the editorial board of several specialised law journals, including Tijdschrift voor Belgisch Handelsrecht - Revue de Droit Commercial, Tijdschrift voor Belgische Mededinging - Revue de Concurrence Belge, and Tijdschrift voor Staatssteun.
He is the author of numerous publications, mostly in the area of competition law