Jean-François Bellis is the Managing Partner of Van Bael & Bellis, a Brussels law firm specialised in EU and Belgian business law.He is also professor of EU competition law at the Institute of European Studies of the University of Brussels and teaches a seminar on competition law at the University of Liège.
He started to practice law in Brussels in 1975. In 1979 - 1980, he served as Legal Secretary at the Court of Justice. In 1986, he founded Van Bael & Bellis, of which he is managing partner. In the field of competition law, he has advised international clients in numerous cases at EU and national level involving a broad range of antitrust issues. He has extensive litigation experience in EU Competition cases. He has written numerous books and articles in the field of competition law. He is the co-author of Competition Law of the European Community.