Peter Bogaert is managing partner of the Brussels office of Covington & Burling LLP and has a broad European life sciences practice. He has detailed regulatory expertise under EU and national laws, handles legislative and other policy assignments and provides strategic advice. He also represents life sciences companies before the European courts in Luxembourg and in local litigation in Belgium. Mr Bogaert’s practice covers pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, special foods and feed, cosmetics and other consumer products, and he represents numerous innovative life sciences companies, including start-ups, as well as several industry associations. He is consistently ranked by PLC as one of the leading life sciences lawyers globally, and The Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers Europe note Mr Bogaert’s prominent regulatory pharmaceutical and environmental practice. The 2011 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA noted that he is ‘a superb lawyer who is very pleasant to work with’.

Mr Bogaert regularly writes and speaks on life sciences issues. He is a founding member of the Brussels pharma law group.