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Janek Nowak


Janek advises clients on all aspects of EU and Belgian competition law, across a range of sectors, including agriculture and life sciences. 
He has experience in representing clients before the Belgian Competition Authority and the Belgian courts, as well as before the EU General Court.
Janek has authored a variety of legal publications focussing on litigation before the EU Courts. He is co-author of EU Procedural Law (OUP, 2023), a standard textbook on litigation before the EU Courts.
Before joining the firm, Janek practised EU law at another law firm in Brussels. He is also a guest professor at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) and holds a PhD from KU Leuven.

Published Work

EU Procedural Law, Oxford University Press, 2023



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