Katharina Bongs

Katharina Bongs

Belgium, Brussels
Counsel at Van Bael & Bellis
Profession: Lawyer, Attorney / Solicitor
Industry: Competition, Law Practice


Counsel, Van Bael & Bellis. She has joined the Company in 2007. Katharina advises and represents clients in EU and German competition law as well as trade law matters. In the field of competition, she advises in merger control cases, compliance issues and has longstanding experience in cartel defence, including leniency and settlements. In the field of trade, she focusses on EU customs law, including classification, origin and valuation issues.


German, English, French, Spanish


AntitrustCompliance ProgrammesMerger Control


Van Bael & Bellis

Counsel at Van Bael & Bellis

September 2007 - Present • Brussels, Belgium

Lawyer in EU and German competition law and customs law


Bruges, Belgium

College of Europe, Master of European Legal Studies

Düsseldorf, Germany

Second State Examination, Law

Bonn, Germany

First State Examination, Law

Salamanca, Spain

University of Salamanca, Law

Trier, Germany

University of Trier, Law Diploma in International Law Studies in Anglo-American Law and French Law

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