Global Product Liability


The Litigation and Regulatory lawyers in DLA Piper’s Belgian team, located in Brussels and Antwerp, have vast experience in product law, product safety and product liability matters. The team members advise national and international companies on relevant legal requirements established both at the Belgian level (including but not limited to the Code on Economic Law, the Product Liability Act, the Civil Code and Criminal Code) and EU level (such as REACH).

The Belgian team offers integrated and strategic advice in a wide a range of sectors on compliance and regulatory issues, product liability claims, crisis management, risk management, product withdrawal and recall (including contacts with the competent regulatory bodies) and represents businesses in related litigation.


  • Consumer Goods, Food and Retail in which we regularly advice and assist companies (manufactures, distributors and suppliers) active in:
    • food and beverage
    • health, beauty and personal care
    • household care products
    • retail
  • Industrials and notably the areas of:
    • automotive
    • chemicals
    • manufacturing
  • Insurance
  • Life Sciences, in particular pharmaceuticals and medical devices

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