Olivier van der Haegen
- Attorney at law
Olivier is a member of Loyens & Loeff’s Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group in Belgium.
Olivier is experienced in international commercial litigation and arbitration. He has acted as counsel in various arbitration proceedings, either ad hoc or under institutional rules (mostly ICC and Cepani). He also handles litigations before Belgian courts in the construction, energy, financial and food industries.
His recent activities include the representation of a food company in a post-M&A Cepani arbitration under Belgian law, a mining company acting as claimant in two ICC arbitrations under Congolese law and an African company in an ICC emergency arbitration.
Olivier has also developed particular expertise in court proceedings relating to setting aside, recognition and/or enforcement of arbitral awards or foreign judgments.
Olivier has been named “next generation lawyer” in Dispute Resolution by Legal 500 and a “Future Leader” in international arbitration by Who’s Who Legal (category “non-partner”).
Olivier has written several publications on international arbitration, civil procedure and private international law. He is a member of Cepani (the Belgian arbitration institution) and Cepani 40 Steering Committee.
He has been registered at the Ordre Français des Avocats of the Brussels Bar since 2010.
Prior to joining Loyens & Loeff, Olivier has worked as (senior) associate in two other law firms in Brussels.
Olivier holds LL.M. degrees from the University of Chicago (2010) and the College of Europe (Bruges, 2009), and a master’s degree in Law from the Université Catholique de Louvain (2008, summa cum laude).