Mr Maxime Berlingin > Fieldfisher > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Maxime is a partner in the dispute resolution team in Fieldfisher’s Brussels office


Maxime’s practice focuses on litigation and arbitration in the field of contract law, corporate law and market abuse. He has a significant experience in domestic and international commercial arbitration both as counsel and arbitrator. His experience covers representation of Belgian and foreign clients in:

• Contractual disputes;

• Shareholders’ disputes;

• Liability for assets (mis)management cases;

• Directors’ liability cases;

• Real estate cases.

He has a broad experience in domestic and international commercial arbitration both as counsel and arbitrator (CEPANI, ICC and ad hoc). Maxime also handles enforcement proceedings of national and international awards before Belgian courts, as well as setting aside proceedings. In this framework, Maxime has advised international clients seeking to enforce an international arbitral award in Belgium or opposing such enforcements.
Maxime is a lecturer in contract and in ADR at the Faculty of Law of Saint-Louis University – Brussels and regularly publishes articles in the field of contract law, corporate law and arbitration


French, English, Dutch


Maxime is a member of the CEPANI (the Belgian Centre for Mediation and Arbitration), the International Bar Association (IBA), the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, the Dutch Arbitration Association. He is also a member of the Commission on Arbitration and ADR and of the Commission on Commercial Law an Practice of the of the International Commercial Court

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Dispute resolution

Fieldfisher has a ‘fast growing team and practice that is extremely committed and dynamic‘, representing clients in high-profile court proceedings, arbitrations, and mediations. Shareholder disputes, regulatory compliance issues, and asset management work are all strengths of the team, which has capabilities across the full gamut of dispute resolution services. Maxime Berlingin leads the team, and is commended alongside Jean-François Germain for having ‘very sharp legal knowledge and analysis, and excellent judgment and outstanding negotiation skills’. The ‘extremely committed and dynamic‘ practice also notably includes Koen Van Den Broeck and Isabelle Moens de Hase.