Maria-Clara Van den Bossche
Associate - Attorney at Law

Maria-Clara Van den Bossche

Maria-Clara Van den Bossche, attorney at law, is a member of the Litigation & Risk Management practice group in our Brussels office. She specializes in the resolution of complex international civil and commercial disputes.

About Maria-Clara Van den Bossche

Maria-Clara has a particular focus on class actions, enforcement and public international law. She has broad experience in enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, including against sovereign entities. Through her involvement in most of the class actions initiated in Belgium so far and several publications on this topic, Maria-Clara has gained extensive expertise in this field.

She advises and represents clients in court litigation in various fields and in different types of procedures (including cease and desist proceedings, summary proceedings, ...).

Before she started working as a lawyer, Maria-Clara interned at the European Commission in the DG Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection.

Maria-Clara is former President of the Dutch-speaking Brussels Bar Association (VPG) (2019-2020).


  • Brussels Bar (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten), 2015
  • President of the Dutch-speaking Brussels bar association (VPG), 2019-2020
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)


  • Master in Law, Universiteit Gent (Belgium), 2014
  • Certificate of the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom) (Human Rights Law LL.M. during Erasmus semester), 2013
  • Certificate of the University of Pretoria (South Africa) (Short course in International Human Rights Law), 2013


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French


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