Political and criminal lawyers in France and in Belgium

The firm has developed great expertise in assisting foreign clients brought before Belgian and French criminal courts, at each step of proceedings, in particular within extradition frameworks. In Belgium Emmanuel Ruchat is also entitled to plea before Supreme Court in criminal law.

We frequently provide assistance to our clients who face civil rights issues, whether before Belgian or French courts, or the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, or the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg, where we have a proven expertise regarding EU restrictive measures (sanctions).

We also assist clients in setting up NGO for lobbying purposes.

The Firm can also lodge individual complaints to Human Rights Committee in Geneva, which is a body of independent experts monitoring the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by its State parties.

We deal with cases implying NATO civilian personnel before the Administrative Tribunal of NATO.