David HullPartner at Van Bael & Bellis, Belgium
David Hull practises EU competition law.
David has a wide range of experience as an EU competition lawyer, having started practising in Brussels in 1984.
He specialises in representing clients in complex investigations before the European Commission and in litigation before the EU Courts.
Notable cases include: Lundbeck (“reverse payment” patent settlements); Cathode Ray Tubes (appeal of cartel decision); Ryanair (appeal of Commission decision blocking takeover of Aer Lingus); Akzo (landmark case on legal privilege); Bitumen (appeal of cartel decision) and Microsoft (appeal of fine for alleged non-compliance with Commission decision).
Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, he was the head of the EU competition practice of a large US firm.
David has in-depth experience in the life sciences sector. He has successfully represented leading life science companies in major EU investigations and regularly advises them on life cycle management issues, European parallel trade and distribution issues (including co-marketing and co-promotion agreements), collaboration arrangements, IP licensing and mergers.
He regularly speaks at conferences and seminars on competition law matters.