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Bernard O’Connor - Individual Member


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Avenue de la Joyeuse Entrée 1

1040 Brussels, Belgium

Primary Contact Lawyers

Bernard O‘Connor

Firm Profile

Bernard O’Connor - Individual Member

Bernard O'Connor practices international law and in particular EU and WTO law in Brussels, Luxembourg and Geneva. He has particular expertise in trade law, administrative law and litigation. O'Connor and Company was established in 1996 and Bernard has been a member of Legalink since that time.

Membership: The Law Society of Ireland, Brussels Bar, IBA, ILA, EFLA, AIDV, RIEB.

Education: Masters of Legal Science, Trinity College Dublin 1998. LL.M, European Law, European University Institute, Fiesole, 1986. Master in European Integration, University of Amsterdam, 1985.

Academic Titles: Contract Professor, Statale University Milano; Visiting Professor at LUISS in Rome and l’Università della Gastronomia in Pollenzo.

  • International Trade
  • International Economic law
  • Italian, European Union and WTO Administrative Law
  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Intellectual Property and Geographical Indications
  • Litigation in EU Courts, WTO and BITs
  • Food and agriculture
  • Trade defence and subsidies
  • Government procurement

International Directories

Awards and Recommendations

  • Ranked 1st in Chambers ranking of global trade lawyers.
  • Firm ranked European Law Firm of the Year 2010.