Gerard van der Wal (admitted to the bar in ‘77), former resident partner of Houthoff Buruma in Brussels, was appointed partner at Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh per 1 August 2016. He practices EU and competition law with extensive experience on state aid, IP and (free) trade matters, in particular in the luxury brands, agricultural and pharma sector. He is an international litigator and he worked with our partners on the distressed privatisation of National Employment Agency Arbeidsvoorziening (Kliq), the restructuring of the KLM and Dutch Railways owned High Speed concession to Brussels, and advised on state aid matters regarding premier division football clubs PSV and FC Twente. Guides that chart the legal sector such as Chambers and Partners rank Gerard van der Wal as a Senior Statesman in his area of practice.
Chambers and Partners 2018:
"Gerard van der Wal of Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh advises Dutch and international clients from the pharmaceutical, agricultural and transport sectors on EU and competition law. He has a strong focus on state aid law."
European and Competition Law, trade and intellectual property law
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