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Laurent THIRY Laurent THIRY
Laurent THIRY

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Laurent Thiry (1990) obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Law (2011, cum laude) and his Master of Laws (2013, cum laude) from the Université catholique de Louvain.

He subsequently obtained an LL.M. in European Law at Leiden University (2014, cum laude), where he specialised in Competition law. He wrote his thesis about “Competition law in the air transport sector”. 

He is currently studying Competition and IP law at Université de Liège (2018-2019).

Admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2015, he joined Janson Baugniet the same year, in the Energy and Transport department.

He focuses mainly on European law, State Aid law and Energy law.

He speaks French, English and Dutch.

Curriculum


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES 

2015 – ongoing Associate • Janson Baugniet Advisory and Litigation practice in Energy law and European law 
 
2016 – ongoing Editorial Secretary • Journal de droit européen  Review and administrative management of the “chroniques” 
 
2012 – 2013 Trainee • Cour d’appel de Mons Civil, Tax and Commercial Courts – Legal research and drafting projects of judgements 
 
2009 – 2011  Tutor • Université catholique de Louvain  
 
EDUCATION 
 
2018 – 2019 LL.M. in EU Competition & IP Law • Université de Liège 
 
2013 – 2014 LL.M. in European Law • Leiden University Cum Laude • Thesis : Exclusionary abuses in the air transport sector 
 
2011 – 2013 Master in Law • Université catholique de Louvain Cum Laude • Thesis : Private remedies in contractual non-performance Options : Contracts & Civil liability 
 
2008 – 2011  Bachelor in Law • Université catholique de Louvain Cum Laude • Minor : Political sciences 
 
LANGUAGES 
 
French Mother tongue 
 
English Fluent (C1-C2) 
 
Dutch Good proficiency (B2) (in progress) 
 
Spanish  Basic knowledge (A2) 

Publications


• « La sécurité d’approvisionnement en électricité et les mécanismes de capacité » in Nouvelles tendances en Droit de l’énergie : sécurité et flexibilité (dir. P. Boucquey), Anthemis, 2018, pp. 91129 
 
• Co-author of Interlaw book on Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Wastes, Worldwide Review, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2018 
 
• The Belgian Competition Authority decides not to take further action in press distribution services as exclusivity clauses were ceased and no abuse of dominance was found (VZW / AMP), 22 June 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin June 2017, Art. N° 89601 
 
• “Arbitration and Price Renegotiation in Energy Contracts”, ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin, 2017 (Issue 2), pp. 49-59
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