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Edward Elgar Publishing acquires specialist European law publisher Claeys & Casteels.

Elgar has acquired specialist European law publisher, Claeys & Casteels. The acquisition signals Elgar’s commitment to further developing its portfolio of professional law publications.

Formed in 2004 in Belgium, and since 2010 based in both Belgium and the Netherlands, Claeys & Casteels Law Publishing is a publishing house specialising in European Law, with a particular focus on European Competition law and European Energy law. Its aim is to publish a portfolio of titles written by the leading practitioners and policy makers in the area.  Claeys & Casteels also publishes three peer-reviewed journals for practitioner and academic readers: European Energy & Climate Journal, Competition Law & Policy Debate, and Renewable Energy Law & Policy Review.

Tim Williams, Elgar's Managing Director, commented:


'We are excited to announce the acquisition of Claeys & Casteels’ books and journals, which represents an important step in the development of our practitioner law programme. The Claeys & Casteels list complements our existing offerings, comprising high quality texts by leading commentators, as well as three strong journals.' 

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