Speaker profile

Jean-Philippe Montfort

Jean-Philippe Montfort

Partner, Mayer Brown Europe-Brussels LLP, Belgium

Jean-Philippe is a partner at Mayer Brown based in Brussels, and the leader of Mayer Brown’s REACH and EU product regulatory team.  He provides strategic advice, as well as advocacy and litigation support to companies and trade associations in the defense of their substances under various REACH and CLP processes. 

He is widely recognized as a very innovative, yet pragmatic legal advisor and litigator. He has a very successful track record before the European Courts and the Board of Appeal of ECHA, with landmark wins, such as the “CTC” case, the “Fipronil” case and more recently the “Aluminum salts” cases.

Jean-Philippe also chairs Mayer Brown’s global chemical industry group, a group of 50 attorneys providing corporate, litigation, trade, IP, regulatory and other support to chemical companies in the four continents where Mayer Brown operates.