Isabelle van Schendel


  • European law
  • Antitrust law
  • Belgian law, with particular focus on:
    • commercial law
    • corporate law
  • Advice on the creation and organisation of international associations and European economic interest groupings

Foreign languages: English, French, Spanish


  • Joined Pappalardo e Associati as Of counsel in 1996, which evolved into BonelliErede


  • Collaborated with Spanish firm Pedro Brosa y Associados, focusing mainly on European law and competition law (1987-1989)
  • Internship at the European Commission Directorate General for competition (1986)
  • Head of the Brussels office for the consultancy firm Euroadvisers, made up of French, Spanish, Swiss, British, Austrian and German companies
  • Head of the Brussels office for the Spanish firm Jiménez de Parga & Montaner & Suils


  • Member of the Belgian bar
  • LL.M. from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
  • Master’s degree in business management from Institut Catholique des Hautes Etudes Commerciales of Brussels
  • Law degree from Université Catholique de Louvain