Benoît Allemeersch > Quinz > Vilvoorde, Belgium > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Dispute Resolution
Insolvency and restructuring


A respected litigator and negotiator, Benoît Allemeersch represents clients before civil and criminal courts in Belgium, as well as in national and international arbitration. The focus of his dispute resolution practice is on complex commercial, financial and corporate disputes and he frequently consults on cross-border litigation. His experience includes appointments as an arbitrator and a mediator.

He combines his law practice with an academic career, as tenured professor at the Catholic University of Leuven, where he teaches Belgian and European civil procedure law and evidence law. He is widely published in various subjects relating to national and EU procedural law, conflicts of law, evidence and criminal law. He also advises the Belgian legislator and government on a regular basis.


Partner – Quinz | September 2011 – Present
Professor of Belgian and European Civil Procedure and Evidence Law – KU Leuven | September 2007 – Present
Counsel – Clifford Chance LLP | January 2006 – September 2011
Associate – Linklaters |September 1999 – December 2005


Dutch, French and English


Member of the Brussels Bar; and
Board member at CEPANI, Belgium’s leading arbitration centre.


  • Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Dr.Iur. 2006
  • Yale Law School, LL.M., 2001 (BAEF and Yale Law Fellowships)
  • Duke University School of Law, exchange program student, 1998
  • Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), LL.B. 1996 and LL.M. 1999 (summa cum laude)

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Fraud and white-collar crime

Quinz provides assistance in corporate criminal law as part of its dispute resolution offering, wherein the firm handles allegations of bribery and corruption, fraud, defamation, and bankruptcy offences, amongst others. Litigation and arbitration specialist Benoît Allemeersch, who ‘stands out as pragmatic and enigmatic’, heads the practice.

Belgium > Dispute resolution

(Hall of Fame)

Benoît AllemeerschQuinz

Litigation boutique Quinz has vast expertise across dispute resolution, representing a wide array of prestigious clients in corporate litigation, white-collar crime mandates, banking and insolvency litigation, and arbitration proceedings. The team is adept at regulatory litigation and compliance work, with expertise in financial and healthcare law. ‘Great litigatorBenoît Allemeersch is the head of the team, specialising in commercial, financial, and corporate disputes. Stijn De Dier and Valérie Beckers are also key to the team.

Belgium > Insolvency and restructuring

Boutique firm Quinz combines corporate and financial expertise with capacities in dispute resolution and competition to provide its clients with multidisciplinary advice on a wide range of insolvency, reorganisation, and asset recovery matters. While primarily representing creditors in contentious insolvency proceedings and liability claims, the firm also guides distressed companies through out-of-court restructurings. Experienced litigator and arbitrator Benoît Allemeersch is furthermore capable of acting as a court-appointed liquidator in the context of large-scale bankruptcies. Allemeersch heads up the practice, which is bolstered by the expertise of insolvency and corporate finance expert Stijn De Dier.