About Squire Patton Boggs
Brussels Office Since:1974
We are a full-service global law firm and public policy powerhouse. We provide insight at the point where law, business and government meet, giving clients a voice and achieving successful outcomes. Our multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers and more than 100 policy advisors in 44 offices across 19 countries provides unrivalled access to expertise, experience and invaluable connections on the ground. Our Brussels team is situated at the decision-making heart of the European Union (EU), and we have long been at the forefront of advising companies on how best to access the EU market and comply with – and shape – EU law.
Limited Liability Partnership (LLP).
Our global Public Policy Practice is predominantly located in the strategic locations of Brussels, Washington DC, Shanghai and London, supported by a network of 45 offices in 20 countries across the globe. Our International Public Policy team has become a trusted advisor to sovereign governments and multinational businesses. In Europe, we have 17 dedicated public policy advisors located across six countries.
Our leading European Public Policy Practice draws upon the strength, reputation and resources of a well-connected team of experienced EU legal and policy practitioners to advise clients on the most effective way to engage with EU institutions, policymakers at the national level and international bodies located in the region (e.g. NATO, OECD and WTO). Our senior public policy advisory team in Europe includes former members of the EU Parliament, former ambassadors, former ministers and members of national parliament, as well as former private sector executives.
We devise and execute legal, policy and communication strategies that ensure our clients’ interests are effectively communicated and protected. We serve a diverse mix of private and public sector clients, from Fortune 500 corporations to emerging companies, and from non-governmental organisations and trade associations to governments. We relentlessly focus on our clients’ interests and excel at managing complex, multifaceted, legal, regulatory and policy issues, or matters with a cross-border component involving the EU and any other country or region (in particular, the US).
Number of Public Affairs Consultants18
Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF), European Manufacturers of Expanded Polystyrene (EUMEPS), Mars, NIO Nextev, Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS), Synthos S.A, Xiaomi, BASF, Avery Dennison, Olin, Iseki and Sustainable Packaging Europe.
We regularly publish thought leadership pieces on our key areas of expertise, including on environmental, chemicals, telecommunications, technology, digitalisation, automotive and financial services matters. Our team regularly organises and/or speaks at events in Brussels and other EU capitals, or writes opinion pieces.
Testimonials and why clients like to work with us
“Our experience has been beyond expectations. SPB Brussels is a super passionate, highly experienced, smart, flexible and strategic team. For me, it is not just the best team in Brussels; it is THE best team I have ever worked with!”
Annette Bakker, President, Children’s Tumor Foundation
“Squire Patton Boggs represents the high ambition our firm has in its EU advocacy objectives. They are the best (law) firm that you can look for, not only for “Brussels’ Bubble” affairs.”
Krzysztof Żarnotal, Synthos S.A