Yves is a partner in the Commercial & Litigation practice, where he heads the Ports and Logistics team.
Yves has a particular focus on:
- commercial law
- port projects
Expertise and experience
Yves, a trained mediator, advises national and international clients on complex construction litigation matters as well as post-acquisition litigation work and shareholder disputes. He regularly acts as a trusted adviser on commercial matters, providing guidance on and drafting legal documentation as well as assisting with implementation. He also advises clients faced with insolvent or near insolvent counterparts.
Yves graduated with a law degree as a licentiate in law from the University of Antwerp (UIA) in 1998. He took specialist courses at the universities of Louvain-la-Neuve (UCL) and Paris (Paris I Panthéon- Sorbonne), obtaining a DES degree in economic law and a DEA degree in business law in 1999. Yves was admitted to the Antwerp bar in 1999.
Legal 500 EMEA 2019 – recommended in Fraud and White Collar Crime, “[a] name to note”
Member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and sits on the Leadership Committee of DRI International
Member of the Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
Member of the Flemish Management Association (VMA)
Area of expertise