Commercial Litigation in Belgium
Avenue Louise 480/9 B - 1050, Brussels
Hanotiau & van den Berg’s lawyers regularly act as arbitrator or counsel in some of the world’s most high value, complex and innovative international arbitrations. Their wealth of experience in the field of international arbitration is considered to be unparalleled. The firm has vast experience in handling cases under all major institutional rules and on an ad hoc basis, spanning the governmental and private sectors and numerous industries. With its recent presence in Singapore, the firm has further expanded its global reach towards South-East Asia.
The firm’s practice also includes domestic arbitration and litigation as well as advice on non-contentious matters. It is one of the very few firms able to provide representation before the Belgian Supreme Court.
The firm’s size and independence enables it to avoid conflicts of interest while maintaining a truly international reach. Another key factor in its success is the diversity of its lawyers’ legal expertise. It is home to lawyers from a wide variety of common law and civil law backgrounds, able to provide advice in a number of languages.Show more +
Pierre Vermeire obtained his law degree (Lic. Jur.) with honors from the Université Catholique de Louvain in 2000. He was admitted as an attorney with the Brussels Bar in 2000.
He is specialized in national and international commercial law and in particular in commercial distribution and related fields (distribution, franchise, agency, competition law, fair trade practices, commercial leases,…). He advises companies in the drafting and negotiating of commercial contracts. He regularly represents clients in commercial litigation cases.
A native French/Dutch speaker, he speaks fluent English and has a good knowledge of German.Show more +