VVGB’s partners Edwin Vermulst and Folkert Graafsma have again been awarded outstanding rankings in Chambers Belgium 2017, with Folkert Graafsma granted Band 1 and Edwin Vermulst receiving the status of Star Individual.
Both partners have also been awarded Band 1 status in Chambers Europe 2017 edition.
Edwin Vermulst is quoted to enjoy an outstanding reputation for trade defense and being a leading figure for anti-dumping and safeguard matters, often representing clients such as governments and multinational companies in WTO dispute proceedings.
Folkert Graafsma is regarded for his expertise on anti-dumping and anti-subsidy work, representing exporters in WTO dispute settlement proceedings.
The team as a whole is described as a ‘powerhouse’ in advising sovereign governments and industry associations on trade defense cases, trade barrier cases and counterfeiting issues, and boasting a strong customs team advising on customs classification, valuation and rules of origin matters. The team is said to possess profound expertise in trade remedy matters, and is commended for its trade defense work, with clients being impressed by the firm’s customs advice.