Françoise is a specialist in national and international arbitration, both ad hoc and institutional (ICC, UNICTRAL, LCIA, Cepani, NAI, etc.), as counsel and as arbitrator, as well as in domestic and cross-border litigation and commercial litigation. She has been the worldwide litigation and arbitration head of Linklaters from 2007 to 2010, before chairing its global international arbitration practice until 2016. She has an extensive experience in banking law, contract law, corporate disputes, regulatory investigations, white collar crime and construction law.
Widely seen as one of the leading arbitration experts in Belgium, Françoise is regularly invited to discuss her practice at universities and seminars and has published extensively in this field. She is one of the two Belgian representatives sitting on the ICC’s International Court of Arbitration. She is also a member of the executive committee and of the academic board of CEPANI, the Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation.
She has been featured for many years as a leading individual for litigation and arbitration in Belgium in all the main legal directories.