Valentijn De Boe and Olivier van der Haegen have been appointed as local partners at Loyens & Loeff in Belgium with effect from 1 January 2020. Valentijn is a public law specialist and Olivier is an expert in commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Valentijn De Boe is a member of the Loyens & Loeff Public and Administrative Law Practice Group in Belgium. Valentijn is an expert in public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Belgium and on the international scene, public procurement law and general public law. He is ranked as 'Up and Coming' lawyer in public law and has been rewarded the title of ‘Rising Star’ in PPPs.
Olivier van der Haegen is a member of the Loyens & Loeff Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group in Belgium. Olivier is experienced in international commercial arbitration, either ad hoc or under institutional rules. He also handles litigations before Belgian courts in the construction, real estate, energy and food industries. Olivier has earned the recognition of ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ in dispute resolution and as ‘Future Leader’ in international arbitration.
Marc Vermylen, Managing Partner of Loyens & Loeff Belgium: “We are proud to welcome Valentijn and Olivier in their new role. We are convinced that their appointment as partner is key to the further development and consolidation of Loyens & Loeff in Belgium. Their contagious drive and full commitment is an undeniable asset in the further growth of their compatible domains as we see great opportunities in them further developing our practice in relation to international construction projects, including in dispute resolution. We warmly congratulate them and wish them the best in their accomplishments in 2020 and the years to come.”