Barteld focuses primarily on European and Belgian public law, public–private partnerships, public procurement and administrative law litigation.

Barteld has been a partner at the firm since 2014. He has been a member of the Brussels Bar since 1994.

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Barteld was ranked Band 1 for public law in Chambers and Partners 2015 as well as in the 2016 edition. In 2016, the publication stated: "Barteld Schutyser attracts praise for his pragmatic and commercial approach in public law matters, with one source observing: 'He is very hands-on, always delivers intelligent suggestions with one objective – to make the deal happen'". In 2015 the publication used the same tone: "Barteld Schutyser continues to attract praise following his move from DLA Piper. Contemporaries describe him as 'very pragmatic and quick"; adding: "He is extremely clever and always pleasant to work with."

He obtained a degree in law from the University of Ghent (1992) and holds a degree in political science from the Institut d'études politiques d'Aix-en-Provence (France, 1994).

Barteld has over 20 years of experience, and is a well-known and appreciated litigator and negotiator.

He has numerous publications to his name and is regularly invited as a speaker for seminars.