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Brussels (Avocat communautaire – List “E”)

Harvard Law School (LL.M.)
University of Paris Sorbonne (D.E.A.)
Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris

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Our People

Esfandiar François Vahida studied and practiced law in Paris before relocating to Belgium in 1998. Prior to co-founding Oswell & Vahida, Esfandiar was part of the regulatory/competition teams of Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Shearman & Sterling.

Esfandiar’s practice focuses on competition law (particularly State aid litigation), telecommunications/media law, and industrial regulation. Esfandiar has represented telecommunications operators in their dealings with national regulatory agencies. He has also represented clients before the General Court and the Court of Justice of the EU, French courts and arbitration tribunals.

Esfandiar’s experience in contracts law focuses on negotiating and drafting contractual documents for a broad range of matters, including licensing, distribution, and network interconnection. Esfandiar is also familiar with corporate law and has been involved in the setting up and restructuring of a number of corporate entities.