Joost Verlinden is widely recognised as a leading litigator in Belgium, handling both domestic and cross-border litigation and national and international arbitration. He has significant experience in the full array of commercial disputes: accountants’ liability, banking litigation, construction cases, contractual disputes, corporate litigation (including post-acquisition claims and shareholders’ disputes), competition litigation, insolvency disputes, product liability, sovereign debt issues and white-collar crime. He represents clients before all Belgian courts and acts as counsel and arbitrator in CEPANI, Belgian Federation of Diamond Bourses, ICC, SCC, UNCITRAL and ad hoc arbitration proceedings.

Joost Verlinden is the author of numerous articles on arbitration, class actions, civil procedure, corporate litigation, insolvency law and product liability. He is constantly recommended as a leading attorney for dispute resolution in Belgium by Chambers and by The Legal 500. He has been a member of the Bar since 1988