The firm’s Brussels office is centrally located near the institutions of the European Union and the principal business districts, and a short walk from the Royal Palace of Brussels and the Grand Place, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Brussels office serves as an international hub for two of the firm’s internationally prominent practice groups: the Data Protection, Privacy and Security practice and the Payment Systems practice. Both of these practice groups, partnered with their U.S.-based colleagues and an extensive, international network of specialist resources – the Alston & Bird Global Privacy and Security Network and the Alston & Bird Global Payments Industry Resource Network, respectively -- efficiently serve clients across the globe in sophisticated matters of all types and sizes, whether transactional, regulatory, litigious, incident-driven, or otherwise.
These two specialist, industry-leading practices are internationally recognized for the depth and breadth of their experience, and have, for example, worked on recent matters across Europe, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, China, India, Southeast Asia, and the United States. Both these practices and/or their lawyers have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers Global: World's Leading Lawyers for Business and their members speak frequently as subject matter experts at industry events globally.