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Rankings Dispute Resolution

  • Legal 500

    Within Dispute Resolution, Lydian is ranked in Tier 2. Jo Willems is "Rising Star". Hugo Keulers and Annick Mottet Haugaard are mentioned. 

    Lydian has 'solid expertise in dispute resolution', with established expertise in insurance litigation. Commercial and corporate disputes, product liability cases, construction litigation and arbitration are included in the team's recent caseload. 'Team player' Hugo Keulers jointly heads the practice with Annick Mottet Haugaard. Counsel Jo Willems 'combines technical expertise with commercial skills and the ability to translate complex issues into simple solutions'. 

    Testimonials from peers and/or clients

    ‘They are a very responsive team, thorough and efficient‘.

    ‘Lydian provides an excellent service‘.

    ‘Hugo Keulers stands out. He obviously has very good knowledge about the insurance market and incredible skills within this field‘.

    ‘Jo Willems is a highly skilled lawyer with expertise in dispute resolution and commercial contracts‘.

  • Chambers and partners - Europe and Global

    Within Dispute Resolution, Lydian is ranked in Band 4 and Hugo Keulers is ranked in Band 3 for Dispute Resolution: Litigation.

    What the team is known for Strong reputation for handling insurance and reinsurance litigation and arbitration, as well as for advising on disputes around coverage, professional liability and product liability. Additionally has an active white-collar crime practice, acting on fraud investigations. Also assists with judicial reorganisation proceedings.

    Chambers Europe and Global states:

    Hugo Keulers assists clients with contractual disputes, insurance cases and patent litigation. One client praises Keulers's experience and adds that he "knows how to handle a complex file." Another interviewee notes that Keulers has "a very commercial attitude and is very hands-on."

  • Trends Legal Awards

    On 13 November 2018, Trends Legal Awards rewarded our Dispute Resolution team as 'Best Independent Belgian law firm in Litigation and Arbitration.


  • Leaders League

    Lydian, along with Yves Lenders, is ranked as "Highly recommended" in the Dispute Resolution - Commercial Litigation category of Leaders League ranking 2020. 

  • Who's Who Legal

    Hugo Keulers has been ranked as "Thought Leader" in the Litigation guide of 2020. Marijn De Ruysscher is ranked as "Future Leader" in the Arbitration Future Leaders – Non Partners guide of 2020.