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Stibbe

CENTRAL PLAZA, LOKSUMSTRAAT 25/ RUE DE LOXUM 25, 1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 533 52 11
Fax:
Fax +32 2 533 52 12
DX:
36 BAB
Email:
Web:
www.stibbe.com
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Hans Van Bavel

Tel:
Work +32 2 533 54 43
Email:
Stibbe

Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration - General Commercial.

Position

Partner.

Career

With over 20 years’ experience, Hans has a deep knowledge of the criminal justice system and its impact on businesses. His extensive practical experience enables him to secure the best possible outcome for his clients.
Hans’ practice covers all aspects of company-related criminal law. He has assisted clients in many different sectors such as diamond, banking, transport, petrochemical, insurance and telecommunications. He represents companies and their directors before Belgian courts including the Supreme Court (Cour de cassation/ Hof van Cassatie) on criminal matters and before the European Court of Human Rights. In addition, he has significant experience in cases relating to internal fraud.
In the recent past, Hans has also successfully represented corporate clients in class-action-type litigation before the criminal courts. He has also assisted a number of clients in negotiations with the public prosecutor.
In 2011, Hans passed the professional competence exam organised by the Bar of Supreme Court Lawyers.

Languages

Dutch, French, English, German


Belgium

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Stibbe impresses with its ‘broad and in-depth knowledge of different industries’ and its ‘strong cross-border expertise’. Hans Van Bavel, who is a specialist in white-collar crime, oversees a comprehensive practice that also includes Paul Van der Putten, Oliver Stevens and the ‘bright, knowledgeable and practical’ Nicolas Résimont. Résimont represented Perrigo in initiating a post-acquisition arbitration against the sellers of Omega Pharma Invest. Other clients include AB InBev, Airbus and Carrefour Belgium.

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Fraud and white-collar crime

Within: Leading individuals

Hans Van Bavel - Stibbe

Within: Fraud and white-collar crime

Stibbe’s group has recently handled cases concerning money-laundering, corruption and tax fraud. Group head Hans Van Bavel also has niche expertise in cybercrime matters. In 2017, Dirk Libotte left to establish his own practice, Libotte Law.

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