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ALTIUS

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Respected independent Belgian firm acting for clients before domestic and international-level courts and panels. Represents clients from various sectors, including technology, sports and food and drink, in litigation relating to damages claims and breach of contract disputes. Also assists with arbitrations and competition litigation.

Strengths

One client appreciates the firm's broad practice, stating: "The firm can easily advise us in several areas, as it has a good group of lawyers specialised in specific areas."

Work highlights

Represented Agro Foreign Trade & Agency in a damages litigation following the cancellation of an agency agreement with Petersime.

Notable practitioners

Alexander Hansebout acts for clients on competition law proceedings, damages litigation and termination disputes. He also assists with CEPANI arbitration proceedings. One client notes that Hansebout is "very efficient and has very good legal knowledge."

Christophe Ronse acts for sporting clients on competition litigation and also advises borrowers on financial disputes. One commentator notes: "Ronse is outstanding and thinks quickly on his feet when pleading before the courts."

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Overview

ALTIUS’ dispute resolution team is skilled in dealing with disputes,  litigation and arbitration for Belgian and international clients of all sizes.

The team’s expertise includes advising clients on conflict avoidance, pre-litigation/arbitration strategic counselling and settlement through negotiations or mediation. The focus is on providing a practical, 
cost-effective and commercially-viable solution for our clients. If a settlement cannot be agreed with the other parties, ALTIUS’ team members assertively represent our clients’ interests and, if required, can draw upon the extensive expertise and knowledge of ALTIUS’ other specialist teams.

ALTIUS’ lawyers are qualified to appear before all Belgian courts and the Court of Justice of the European Union. ALTIUS has been involved in groundbreaking litigation before the European courts, in numerous high-profile and complex cases before the Belgian courts and many of the largest arbitration cases in Belgium. 

ALTIUS’ expertise and international network enables our team to deal with complex and international disputes efficiently and successfully.

Members
Clients

Brussels Regional Government

CRH

Daikin

Dell

MSD

Roche Belgium

Sanoma

The creditors of the Central Bank of Iraq

UEFA

Industries

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Software & Computer Services

Sports

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Utilities

Dispute Resolution Department

ALTIUS

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Department location

Tour & Taxis Building, Havenlaan 86C

Box 414

Avenue du Port

Brussels

Brussels Capital Region

Belgium

1000

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Belgium

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Alexander Hansebout
Band 4
Christophe Ronse
Band 4