KOAN is a business law firm based in Brussels and Paris and operating for local and international clients. KOAN is recognized for its top tier services in Intellectual Property, Data Protection & Privacy, Corporate & Tax, Employment Law, Commercial Law, Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration, Public & Administrative Law, Real Estate, Criminal Law, European and Competition Law and Trade Practices.
KOAN has built its strong reputation on an in depth knowledge of key industries such as the Automotive, Technology, Media and Telecommunications industries.
Over the year its notoriety has extended across many more sectors, including the Fashion, Design & Luxury Goods, Retail, E-commerce, Real Estate, Non-profit & Trade Associations, Public sector and Leisure industries.
The experience of its lawyers in the area of European Law and its proximity to the European institutions, allow KOAN to assist its clients in proceedings before the European Commission and the European courts in Luxembourg and Strasbourg and in establishing direct contacts with EU decision-makers.
To assist its clients in their international activities, KOAN is a member of various international lawyer networks.
Our shared values guide us in our quest to serve our clients best interests:
- Trustworthy, respectful and pragmatic
- Accessible, available and insightful
- Driven by competitive excellence
Legal 500 (2015):
Media and entertainment - tier 1
Privacy and data protection - tier 1
Information technology - tier 3
Intellectual property - tier 3
Labour and employment - tier 4
Corporate and M&A- tier 5
TMT: Media - Band 1
Employment - Band 4
Media Law International 2014:
Agnès Maqua - tier 2
The Acquisition International 2015: Koan Lorenz has been recommended for its excellence in the field of Employment Law
Best Lawyers 2015: Agnès Maqua and Catherine Smits