Speaker profile

Maud Grunchard

Maud Grunchard

Counsel, EU Regulatory, Fieldfisher LLP, Belgium

Maud has over 14 years' experience advising clients on EU regulatory and environmental law (REACH, biocides, pesticides, food additives, WEEE, RoHS, cosmetics, medical devices, etc.), as well as worker protection, product safety and public health. She has particular expertise in the EU biocidal and agrochemical sectors as well as commodity chemicals. She has been actively involved in the establishment and running of Task Forces and Consortia related to REACH and the Biocidal Products Regulation, and provides ongoing legal support, including data sharing negotiations with third parties.

Maud has also been involved in several cases before the European Courts in Luxembourg and the ECHA Board of Appeal in Helsinki, including the first legal action against ECHA and the first action challenging an inclusion of a substance in the list of substances of very high concern.