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Denis Philippe

Denis Philippe

  • Firm: Philippe & Partners
  • Practice Area: Arbitration
  • Country: Belgium
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Boulevard Frère-Orban 34/32, B-4000 Liège

About Denis Philippe

– Banking and financial law
– Contentieux, arbitrage et médiation
– Contrats et relations commerciales
– Energy
– European, chinese and competition law
– Insurance and tort
– Merger and acquisition, corporate and restructuring
– Bachelor of Law, Catholic University of Louvain, magna cum laude, 1976
– Postgraduate degree in European Law, University of Utrecht, magna cum laude, 1977
– Bachelor of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain, magna cum laude, 1978
– Doctor of Laws, Catholic University of Louvain, summa cum laude, 1983
Within the bar
– Belgian Expert for European Contract Law of the CCBE
Outside the bar
– Extraordinary Professor at the Catholic University of Louvain and ICHEC
– Lecturer at the University of Paris X Nanterre
– Visiting Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (V.U.B.) (Arbitration law)
– Member of the jury for the thesis defense of Mr Dave Mertens “Vrije en eerlijke mededinging en de bescherming van inspanningen buiten het (intellectual) eigendomsrecht” at the University of Antwerp (4 October 2010)
– Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Business Law (DAOR)
– Member of the Editorial Board of the Jurisprudence Review Liège, Mons, Brussels (responsible for the Civil Liability column)
– Member of the Editorial Board of the Handeslcontract series of the Larcier Group
– Member of the Editorial Board of the General Review of Civil Law (Contracts and Obligations)
– Member of the Scientific Committee of Businesslawtele.net
– 2000 – to date: Partner Lawyer, “Philippe & Partners”, Member of the Brussels Bar and of the Luxembourg Bar
– 1999 – 2000: Associate lawyer, “Simonet, Kelder, Philippe, Domont, Lories, Mertens”, Brussels
– 1984 – 1999: Associate Lawyer, “Balon, Buyle, Maingain & Philippe, Brussels
– 1977 – 1984: Lawyer at the Brussels Bar, collaborator of Professor R.O. DALCQ (Janson Baugniet association)
– Member of the Board of the Institute of European Law
– Member of the French group “Transeurope Experts”
– Participation as a lawyer in the “Forum on the specifications for sustainable food for communities” (Bioforum – Gembloux) – March 9, 2009
– Member of the coordinating committee of the von Bar Commission on the standardization of contract law, consisting of university professors from the different countries of the European Union and a committee whose work is financed by the European Union. Participation in the seminar in Warsaw on May 19, 2004, in Milan in December 2004, in Berlin in June 2005 and Tartu (Estonia) in December 2005, in Luzern in December 2006; in Prague December 2007.
– Assistance since 1960 to Central European countries in transposing directives (All Central European countries, leading a team of lawyers and university professors between 1999 and 2000 in Slovakia).
– Member of the International Contracts group led by Professors Fontaine and Ly.
– Administrator of the Belgian Nuclear Association
– Chairman of the Board of Directors of Huyghebaert (since 2002)
– 2001 – 2002: director of the company Vandemoortele (Kortrijk)
– Member of the Examination Committee of the Institute of Company Auditors

Q&A With Denis Philippe


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