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Lydian

TOUR & TAXIS, HAVENLAAN, AVENUE DU PORT 86C, B113, 1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 787 90 00
Fax:
Fax +32 2 787 90 99
Email:
Web:
www.lydian.be
Antwerp, Brussels
Lydian, Sandra Lodewijckx, Brussels, BELGIUM

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Sandra Lodewijckx

Tel:
Work +32 2 787 90 33
Email:
Lydian

Work Department

Commercial / Insurance / Pensions.

Position

Sandra is a Partner in Lydian's Commercial practice, and her practice is focused on the Insurance and Pensions industry. Sandra is specialised in insurance law and pensions law. She assists Belgian and international (insurance) companies, professional organizations and insurance intermediaries with all insurance-related issues. She also advises companies on the different aspects of supplementary pensions, corporate governance, pension plans and management agreements. She has extensive experience in litigation involving insurance and pension matters. She regularly assists large Belgian insurance companies in strategic litigation with their agent networks. Her combined knowledge of collective insurance and pensions makes her a unique personality on the Belgian market. Sandra maintains very good contact with insurers, actuaries and control authorities.

Career

Sandra joined Lydian on 1 January 2002. In September 2000, she became an attorney at Loeff Claeys Verbeke (now Allen & Overy Belgium), where she was part of the Banking & Finance department. From 1994 to September 2000, she worked as a department manager at ING Insurance. Sandra was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1999.

Languages

Dutch, French, English.

Member

Sandra is a member of the Antwerp Insurance Club, the Belgian Association of Insurance Lawyers (AJA) and of the Royal Association of Belgian Insurers (CRAB/ KKVB). She is also a member of the Belgian Pension Lawyers Association (BePLA) and a member of the Board of Directors of the pension fund for lawyers, bailiffs and other independents (Voorzorgskas OFP). She is also a member of Women’s Law Network (WLN) and a member of the Brussels Bar.

Education

Sandra graduated with a law degree from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) in 1994. After her studies, she took a number of supplementary courses in insurance and risk management, including at Assuralia and with the German reinsurer, Münchener Rück.


Belgium

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Lydian stands out for its ‘broad international experience’ and ‘outstanding record in insurance files’; it also handles commercial and corporate disputes, contentious construction matters, competition litigation and, increasingly, white-collar crime cases. Department lead Hugo Keulers, who is ‘very knowledgeable and efficient’, represented ZF Wind Power in a product liability-related case against AXA Corporate Solutions. Litigator and new ICT head Bastiaan Bruyndonckx joined from Linklaters in 2017. Yves Lenders, Annick Mottet Haugaard and Sandra Lodewijckx are also key contacts.

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