Rebecca Halbach K&L Gates


Rebecca Halbach is an associate in K&L Gates’ Brussels office. She is a member of the Antitrust, Competition, and Trade Regulation practice group and assists the Public Policy and Law practice group. Rebecca focuses on EU trade and regulatory law with a strong commitment to providing clients with the necessary awareness on policy developments, notably forthcoming EU legislation, which may affect their business. She provides legal and policy advice on EU trade law, EU restrictive measures, and EU regulatory law, with a particular focus on sustainability. Rebecca also supports clients engaged in cross-jurisdictional transactions on questions related to foreign direct investment (FDI). Rebecca has experience in advising clients in a wide range of sectors, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, batteries, textiles, energy (including hydrogen), banking, and transport. While focusing on providing compliance advice regarding EU trade and market access legislation, including evaluating internal compliance programmes, Rebecca also has experience in assisting clients in the written stage of proceedings before the General Court of the EU as part of a larger team, which she helped to coordinate. Prior to joining the firm, Rebecca worked in a leading international law firm in Brussels, where she assisted clients on international trade law, EU trade law, EU sanctions, and regulatory matters concerning consumer products. Rebecca also completed an internship in the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition where she worked on digital and sustainability files and with the Office of the Legal Counsel of the World Health Organization where she assisted on public international law matters.

2022 Awards


Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Cross-Border Issues

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