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Monard Law

GOUVERNEUR ROPPESINGEL 131, 3500 HASSELT, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 11 28 15 00
Fax:
Fax +32 11 28 15 05
DX:
35008 HTO
Email:
Web:
www.monardlaw.be
Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Hasselt

Koen Geelen

Tel:
Work +32 (0) 11 28 15 00
Email:
Monard Law

Work Department

Environment, Administrative
Liability, Insurance

Position

Partner

Career

Koen Geelen specialises in liability and insurance law, as well as in administrative law. More specifically, he handles issues regarding urban development permits, environmental permits, governmental assignments and contracts, and civil law. In these matters, he assists individuals, insurers, and public authorities by providing advice on proceedings.Koen Geelen has a law degree (Catholic University of Leuven, 1985). He began his professional career as assistant researcher in contract and liability law at the Catholic University of Leuven (1985-1990). He was sworn in as a lawyer on 1 September 1985, and has since been a member of the Hasselt bar. A partner at Monard Law since 1990, Koen Geelen speaks and writes regularly on matters related to liability and insurance law as well as administrative law. He is co-author of the case-law review relating to tort liability in the 1980 T.P.R (Private Law Journal).

In 1992, he was the opening speaker of the judicial year in Hasselt and spoke about the assessment of the attitude of the executive branch by the judiciary.

Languages

Dutch
French
English


Belgium

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Monard Law successfully defended ID&T in a high-profile case brought by several individuals who were denied access to its Tomorrowland festival for safety reasons; Koen Geelen led that work. Corporate dispute specialist Erik Monard, Daan De Jaeger and Nicole Segers are the key names.

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Belgium: Industry focus

Energy

Within: Energy

Monard Law’s team operates from its Brussels, Antwerp and Hasselt offices and handles a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters for energy sector clients. In one highlight, Koen Geelen represented NPG Energy in multiple litigation proceedings following an incident at one of its sites. Natalie Ulburghs is another senior member of the team.

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