Associate - Attorney at Law
Wannes Buelens, attorney at law, is a member of the Litigation & Risk Management practice group in our Brussels office. He specializes in health law, liability law and insurance law. He is also a member of the firm-wide Healthcare & Life Sciences Team.
Wannes is specialised in liability law (both contractual and tort, including product liability and safety) as well as in insurance law in the broad sense (cover disputes and regulatory aspects). He has also built up expertise in health law (medical devices, clinical trials, patient rights, professional secrecy, etc.).
He focuses on dispute resolution, the drafting/review of contracts and providing advice in the aforementioned domains of expertise.
He regularly publishes in his fields of expertise and gives lectures on them.
Wannes is a teaching assistant in health law at the Universiteit Gent and a voluntary academic collaborator at Universiteit Antwerpen. At the latter institution, he also worked for three years as an assistant in liability, insurance and health law and obtained a doctoral degree in law with a thesis on the medical accident without liability (published by Intersentia).