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Hanotiau & Van den Berg

Dispute Resolution

4 ranked lawyersBand 1BelgiumGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Hanotiau & Van den Berg is a market-leading arbitration boutique with renowned expertise in international cases. The team consists of an exceptionally strong group of arbitrators, representing clients in both Belgian and internationally seated disputes, under a range of rules including ICC, LCIA and CEPANI. Lawyers at the firm offer clients expertise acting as both arbitrators and arbitration counsel. The firm additionally has a strong practice litigating before the Belgian Supreme Court.

Notable practitioners

Albert Jan Van den Berg assists clients with a wide range of international arbitrations relating to construction, commercial and corporate disputes.

Bernard Hanotiau has a prodigious practice acting as arbitrator, chair and counsel on a full range of ICC, LCIA and CEPANI arbitrations, with notable experience in international arbitrations within the construction sector. One commentator stresses that he "is the star arbitrator in Belgium," while another adds that he "is one of the most in-demand arbitrators in the world."

Pascal Hollander is "outstanding," according to sources, who commend his activity on post-M&A disputes. He frequently assists clients with arbitrations relating to trade practices, commercial disputes and IP rights. He is particularly highlighted for his experience acting as an arbitrator.

Paul Lefebvre is respected by sources for his prominent practice representing clients in litigation before the Belgian Supreme Court. In addition he regularly acts as chair and co-arbitrator on both institutional and ad hoc arbitrations.

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Belgium

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Albert Jan Van den Berg
Band 2
Bernard Hanotiau
Band 1
Pascal Hollander
Band 1
Paul Lefebvre
Band 3