Law Firm

Based in Brussels and Paris, Laffineur Law firm advises companies on various legal transnational issues. The firm has developed expertise in the field of Regulatory law of the EU Internal Market.  The firm also provides advice in the fields of international trade, lobbying, Belgian and French business law, tort law and does litigation before Belgian, French and EU jurisdictions.

“One has to act like a man of thought and think like a man of action”

 – Henri Bergson.

Areas of practice


during its preparation, its drafting, its interpretation and its enforcement.

Industry Sectors

The firm operates mainly in the industrial sector

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cabinet droit international

Last News

European Law, 12 March 2024
A right of access to harmonised technical standards for individuals

On 5 March 2024, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled, notably on the basis of the principle of transparency, that individuals have a right of access to harmonised technical standards (case C-588/21 P | Public.Resource.Org and Right to Know v Commission and others). This judgment sets aside the […]...

European Law, 4 December 2023
ECHA identifies risks from PVC additives and microparticle releases

An ECHA’s ( European Chemicals Agency) investigation has identified several substances used for PVC plastic which may be harmful to humans and the environment. It focused on 63 PVC additives, such as plasticers, flame retardants and heat stabilisers. The investigation concludes recommending greater regulatory action in order to minimise the impacts and risks these new […]...

European Law, 4 December 2023
Notice to manufacturers and notified bodies to ensure timely compliance with MDR and IVDR requirements

The MDGC (Medical Device Coordination Group) has published guidance in order to ensure timely compliance with MDR (Medical Device Regulation) and IVDR (In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Regulation). The study calls on manufacturers, and the bodies that help regulate them, to increase transparency in regards to the timeline for conformity assessments and increase their public availability. […]...

European Law, 1 December 2023
EU regulator implements decision on harmonised standards for construction products.

On 7 November 2023, the European Commission adopted Decision (EU) 2023/2461 implementing harmonised standards for construction products. This Decision entered into force on 9 November 2023. This Decision amends Decision (EU) 2019/451 by adding five new entries (8-12) that deal with residential solid fuel burning appliances. These are: Room heaters. Inset appliances including open fires. […]...

    Based in Brussels and Paris, the law firm Laffineur mainly advises companies with regard to the various legal issues that may arise for them at the transnational level. The firm develops expertise in the field of regulatory law for the internal market of the European Union. The Firm also works in international trade law, lobbying, business law, liability law as well as in the field of European, Belgian and French litigation.
    BRUSSELS : C/O AVOCAP Bruxelles Boulevard Saint-Michel 11, 1040 Etterbeek - Belgique
    PARIS : 222 Boulevard Saint Germain 75007 Paris - France
    BRUSSELS :+32 (0) 23 06 48 58
    PARIS : +33 (0) 1 42 60 04 31