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Jochen is an international trade lawyer with over 15 years of experience in advising clients in a broad range of international trade and regulatory issues under EU and Member State legislation, as well as the application of WTO and other international agreements.  

He has a particular focus on EU and third country trade defence instruments (anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguards) where I work closely with EU industries, such as the bicycle industry, the glass fibre reinforcements industry, the paper industry, the chemical industry, the metal industry and the solar industry, to protect fair trade and the level playing field in the EU.  

For instance, in cooperation with the bicycle and e-bike industries, the team has saved over 100,000 EU jobs and created over 5,000 new ones in less than six months in this exciting green mobility industry. 

He also advises on export controls and sanctions, and customs and regulatory law.  

For example, he assists clients in implementing internal export control and sanctions compliance programmes to trade safely with their global business partners; and I devise duty savings, recovery, classification and valuation programmes to help companies optimise cost.  

His  work is recognised by i.a. Chambers, Expert Guide, Legal 500, and WhoisWho Legal.

Jochen is fluent in German and English and have a basic understanding of French.

*BV Jochen Beck Avocat 0891.516.805 

What others say…

Jochen Beck acts on many of the firm's complainant-side  trade defence mandates. He also advises on export controls and sanctions issues. "He is available all the time and is up to date," says one interviewee.

Chambers Europe and Global 2020 – International trade / WTO

Clients laud the firm for comprising "excellent trade lawyers," making particular note of their "excellent communications and project management."

Chambers Global 2019

Jochen Beck focuses on trade defence instruments, export controls and sanctions. He is described as "extremely diligent, ethical and very good on the law" and praised by clients for his "practical approach." 

Chambers Global 2018

Jochen Beck advises on clients on trade defence measures, export controls and sanctions. He has clients from numerous industries including the automotive sector, agriculture and chemicals. Sources say he is a great all round lawyer and a great guy and describe his work as very impressive.

Sources highlight the firm's strong focus on complainant work, with one describing them as "the stars for complainant work", while another says "they are a powerhouse on the producer's side." 

Chambers Europe 2017

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