Aceris Law’s Belgium Arbitration Lawyers Desk is a dedicated team of lawyers at Aceris Law, a specialised international arbitration law firm, which accompanies clients involved in arbitrations concerning Belgium, i.e., where Belgian law applies, a contract is executed in Belgium, the dispute is brought by or against a party in Belgium, or the Belgian State or a Belgian State entity is involved.
Aceris Law’s Harvard, Oxford and Sorbonne trained lawyers are admitted to bars of Western Europe, Eastern Europe and North America and have significant prior experience dealing with commercial, construction and investment treaty arbitrations under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, SCC, SIAC, ICDR, VIAC and other arbitration rules, many of which have concerned Belgium and neighbouring States.
We maintain permanent access to offices in Brussels to meet and work with clients, although our home office is in Geneva, Switzerland, and we are always accessible to clients, regardless of their location, by videoconference. Our Belgium Arbitration Lawyers Desk also has access to Belgian jurisprudence and doctrine, while speaking French and English fluently. William Kirtley, the founder of Aceris Law is an American and French national, admitted to the New York Bar and Washington Bar and a former member of Paris Bar, with fifteen years of experience in the field of international arbitration. Dr. Marie-Camille Pitton is an internationally-educated French arbitration special counsel at Aceris Law, registered as an attorney in New York and registered at the Versailles Bar with over a decade of experience in international arbitration.
Our Belgium Arbitration Lawyers Desk maintains ties to the best domestic Belgian lawyers, who are involved depending on the specific needs of a given arbitration. This ensures that our clients obtain the best arbitration legal representation while also maintaining cost-effectiveness for arbitrations involving Belgium.
We have significant prior experience with arbitrations involving Belgium. For example, Aceris Law’s Belgium Arbitration Lawyers Desk represented a client in an ICC arbitration concerning the breach of a sales and purchase agreement between a Russian and a Belgian party regarding the purchase of specialised agricultural equipment. Our lawyers also acted as counsel for an international organisation in an ICJ dispute regarding the extradition of a former African official to Belgium. Our lawyers have also participated in commercial arbitration proceedings which took place in Brussels, served as counsel in a dispute for a Belgian-based company in the chemicals industry and frequently serve in arbitrations where EU law is applicable.
By having a dedicated team for arbitrations concerning Belgium, Aceris Law ensures that the arbitrations involving Belgium are handled efficiently, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills, which are important for a successful outcome of an international arbitration.
To learn more about Aceris’ Belgium Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.