Alexandre Bahrami, of French nationality, has been registered with the Brussels Bar since 2001. He holds a master’s degree in private law and a specialized higher studies diploma (DESS) in public and private law litigation.
Alexandre is specialized in diplomatic law and represents many foreign states and embassies in Belgium. He furthermore regularly intervenes in litigation relating to economic sanctions imposed by the European Union (EU). Alexandre’s portfolio includes a high-profile case against the Council of the EU, in which a company, illegally sanctioned, was for the first time awarded damages by a European court (Ref. T-384 / 11).
Owing to his significant experience acquired in the field of international contracts, Alexandre is regularly requested by investors and foreign states.
Alexandre is fluent in French, English and Persian. His team works in both French and English.
Aurore Durand holds a master’s degree in private law with distinction from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. She has been a lawyer at the Brussels Bar since October 1, 2018.
During her first three years as a practitioner, she was quickly entrusted with the complete management of various cases. Aurore practices primarily, in collaboration with the other S-Team lawyers, corporate law, business criminal law and real estate law.
Aurore recently distinguished herself in the context of state aid annulment litigation, intervening both in the drafting of procedural documents and in the exercise of pleadings before the General Court of Justice of the European Union.
Her working languages are French and English.
Jonathan Toro, of Franco-Italian nationality, has been a lawyer at the Brussels Bar since 2005. He holds a license in private law (great distinction) and a diploma in specialized studies in international business law (great distinction) from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
With several years of experience acquired within a large Belgian business firm, Jonathan assists many companies in corporate law, enterprise law, labor law and real estate law – both in their respective national contexts, and within an international context. Stemming from his academic specialization, he was also able to further develop expertise in private international law, and diplomatic law alongside his partner, Alexandre Bahrami.
Although his support spans both advice and litigation, Jonathan is particularly fond of the latter, which he considers to be intrinsic to the legal profession.
In addition to his main activity as a lawyer, he has served for several years as assistant in charge of practice at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), and Associate Professor at the École Pratique des Hautes Études Commerciales (EPHEC), in Private International Law.
Jonathan is fluent in French and English and has extensive knowledge of Italian. His team works in both French and English.
Pierre Van Hooland has been a lawyer at the Brussels Bar since 2003, and holds a law degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles with distinction.
Pierre’s main areas of practice are business law, and in particular criminal business law, corporate law and real estate law. More recently, he has specialized in COVID-19 regulations and, in this context, represents many companies before the courts and the Council of State (Conseil d’État).
His working languages are French, English and Bulgarian.