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QUINZ

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Advises clients on a range of contentious mandates relating to contract breaches, distribution agreements, shareholder disputes and insolvency. Experienced in handling class actions. Provides additional assistance with criminal litigation. Often represents financial services clients, such as banks and insurers, and also acts for public sector clients.

Strengths

One client particularly highlights the team's preparation and concludes: "It is a pleasure to work with them."

Another source adds that the lawyers "do stellar work."

Work highlights

Represented BNP Paribas Fortis in the criminal and civil proceedings initiated by a number of Fortis’ shareholders following the financial crisis.

Notable practitioners

Benoit Allemeersch represents public institutions, banks and insurance firms in class actions and civil liability cases, as well as in cross-border development disputes. Allemeersch also regularly acts as an arbitrator on CEPANI proceedings. One source describes him as "one of the leaders in Belgium," highlighting his "very thorough knowledge of the law and general proceedings," as well as his "very commercial approach - he keeps an eye on the business interests of clients and will constantly weigh the costs and benefits of the litigation."

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Overview

The firm's Dispute Resolution department covers all aspects of dispute resolution, including court proceedings, negotiation, mediation and arbitration. Its well-reputed team includes 2 partners, 1 of counsel and 8 associates. It is known for its academic expertise and its pragmatic approach. The litigation department at Quinz has particular experience in corporate and commercial litigation, cross-border disputes, collective redress and commercial arbitration.

Members

Allemeersch, Benoit

De Dier, Stijn

De Meester, Wim

Scraeyen, Géraldine

Van Obberghen, Vincent

Vananroye, Joeri

Industries

Banking and Insurance

Commercial and Professional Services

Energy

Food & Beverage

Funds and Holding Companies

Government and International Organizations

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Dispute Resolution Department

QUINZ

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Department location

Telecom Gardens

Medialaan 28-B

Vilvoorde

Flemish Brabant

Belgium

B-1800

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Belgium

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Benoit Allemeersch
Band 3

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Benoit Allemeersch
Band 1