Joris specialises in international trade law, general EU and WTO law, customs law and sanctions. He has worked extensively, and has in-depth expertise, in the area of anti‑dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguards, having successfully represented companies and governments in anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings started by the EU, India, Argentina, Brazil and Russia, including landmark cases such as Footwear, DVDs, PTA, WWAN Modems, Fatty Alcohol, Solar Panels and Biodiesel.
Joris has authored a number of articles on EU trade law and has presented at conferences on aspects of this subject. Joris clerked with the European Commission and has been a member of the Brussels Bar since 2006. He obtained a law degree from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), an LLM degree from Kyushu University (Japan) and a doctorate degree from the University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Bar, Joris was a teaching assistant at the University of Hong Kong and the academic assistant for the 2005 WTO Asia-Pacific regional trade policy course.