Laurent Thiry is currently on a secondment to a Firm client.

Laurent Thiry is a Belgian-qualified lawyer who focuses his practice on a wide range of issues under European competition law, including merger control and compliance matters, as well as state aid. He has experience across a variety of sectors such as energy and information technology.

Prior to joining the firm's Brussels team in 2019, Mr. Thiry worked at a leading Belgian law firm in Brussels, within the Energy and Transport department.


  • Google/Fitbit: counsel to Fitbit in EU and other ex-US merger filings regarding its acquisition by Google, successfully concluding in Europe with data remedies after a Phase 2 review.


  • LLM, European Competition and Intellectual Property Law, Université de Liège, 2019, summa cum laude
  • LLM, European Law, Universiteit Leiden, 2014, cum laude
  • Master in Law, Université catholique de Louvain, 2013, cum laude
  • Bachelor in Law, Université catholique de Louvain, 2011, cum laude
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • French
  • Dutch
  • English

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