Bram Gillis has extensive experience in distribution law, commercial contracts, trade practices (including product labeling of, and product regulations on, foodstuffs, pharmaceutical products and medical devices) and intellectual property law.
He assists major national and international clients in negotiating and drafting distribution agreements, commercial agency agreements, license agreements, and other commercial contracts (including software development agreements and general sales and purchase conditions) and advises his clients on developing, administering and restructuring Belgian and European distribution networks.
Bram Gillis also assists his clients in all aspects of trade practices (labeling, advertising, joint offers, price reduction announcements, seasonal sales, etc.), and has regularly advised major telecom providers and energy suppliers on compliance of their sales promotions and advertising campaigns with the relevant legislation. In doing so, Bram also acquired substantial knowledge of sector specific legislation on energy and telecom.
Bram has also developed extensive experience in commercial litigation to assist his clients before any court of law, be it in proceedings on the merits or in summary and injunction proceedings.
Prior to joining Cadanz in 2011, Bram Gillis was a senior associate in the commercial law department of Eubelius, a leading Belgian law firm. Bram Gillis has written various articles on trade practices and has graduated from the law faculty of the University of Leuven in 2001. Since the fall of 2001, Bram has been practicing law at the Brussels’ bar.
Bram is a recommended lawyer for Commercial, Corporate and M&A in the Legal 500 (edition 2019 and previous editions).