Hanotiau & Van den Berg

Dispute Resolution Department

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What the team is known for Market-leading boutique with renowned expertise in international arbitration. Exceptionally strong group of arbitrators acting on large-scale cross-border disputes, representing clients as arbitration counsel, as well as sitting as arbitrators in complex cases. Offers expertise in arbitrations concerning data privacy, arbitral awards and contractual disputes. Assists state entities and private companies.

Strengths According to commentators, the team is composed of "world-class arbitrators."

Notable practitioners

Albert Jan Van den Berg acts as an arbitrator on international investment treaty arbitrations, as well as corporate and shareholder disputes. He assists with arbitrations under a variety of rules, including SIAC and LCIA rules.

Bernard Hanotiau is an acclaimed arbitrator specialising in international arbitrations within the construction sector. One market commentator claims that he "remains the star arbitrator in Belgium."

Pascal Hollander is a highly regarded ICC arbitrator, regularly appointed on international arbitrations concerning contractual breaches. He also acts as arbitration counsel in commercial proceedings. One interviewee hails the "excellent" Hollander as a "very sophisticated lawyer who is extremely clever."

Paul Lefebvre is regarded by sources as a "senior litigator with a very good reputation." He is admitted to the Belgian Supreme Court and is known for handling commercial litigation, as well as arbitrations.