Elise Van Gerven
Associate, Fieldfisher Brussels
Elise Van Gerven is an Associate in the EU Regulatory Department at Fieldfisher (Belgium) LLP, with a core practice focused on advising clients on regulatory law and in particular environmental law at EU, national and international level (biocides, medical devices, food regulation, RoHS, WEEE, waste shipment regulation, etc.).
Recent experience includes advising clients on the labelling and advertisement of food products in the EU and litigation procedures before the European Courts in Luxemburg and the Board for Businesses (CBb) and the Dutch Board for the Authorisation of Plant
Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) in the Netherlands. Furthermore, Elise is actively involved in Consortia work related to the
Biocidal Products Regulation, providing management and legal support, including data sharing negotiations with third parties.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Elise built extensive expertise in preparation and negotiation of a broad variety of policy and legislation at regional, Belgian and EU level. She led the team responsible for the successful notification to the European Commission of the Flemish Green Certificates and CHP scheme (2018) and the GVA-cap (2019). Elise was furthermore actively involved in the adoption of the new EU regulatory framework in the context of the EU’s Clean Energy Package and of the EU’s Emissions Trading System and was part of several Belgian delegations to EU Energy Council meetings.
Elise speaks Dutch (native), English and French.