Raphaël Fleischer

Raphaël Fleischer

Senior Associate

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +32 2 505 0914

Fax +32 2 505 0996

LanguagesDutch, English, French, German

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Raphael Fleischer has worked on a broad range of EU and Belgian competition law cases and matters, as well as on various matters in general EU law. He has worked with clients to successfully navigate through both phase I and phase II merger cases before the European Commission and has assisted in coordinating a number of multinational merger filings across the globe.

Raphael has also been deeply involved in various cartel investigations and information exchange cases before the European Commission as well as the Belgian Competition Authority and assisted in coordinating clients' strategy and defence before authorities around the world. He has additionally advised clients on dominance issues (before the European Commission and the Belgian Competition Authority).

Raphael has considerable experience in vertical antitrust matters and has advised clients on the antitrust implications of their local and global distribution practices.

Finally, Raphael has considerable sectoral experience (antitrust and regulatory matters) in the following sectors: TMT, transportation, financial regulation and food, drugs and consumer goods.

Raphael is a member of the Brussels Bar as well as an alumnus of Ghent University and the University of Chicago.

Education and admissions


MA Law, University of Ghent, Belgium, magna cum laude

LL.M., The University of Chicago


American Bar Association

Teaching assistant Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Association pour l'étude du droit de la concurrence (AEDC)

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Advised FLIR Systems on the merger control aspects of its US$8bn acquisition by Teledyne (Multi-jurisdictional)

Advising an American conglomerate industrial company in the context of various global merger control matters

Advising companies active in the Energy sector on merger control-related aspects of wind farm development

Advising a large Belgian telecoms company on antitrust, dominance, trade practices and merger-related matters

Defending a Korean electronic component manufacturer in an EU cartel investigation

Advising an international medical device company in the context of global merger control

Providing general antitrust advice on dominance issues, supply and distribution agreements, cooperation agreements and other commercial practices

Advising on antitrust compliance programmes and training

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