Professional Profile and Bio
Maxime's practice focuses on litigation and arbitration in the field of contract law, corporate law and market abuse.
His experience covers representation of Belgian and foreign clients in:
- Contractual disputes;
- Shareholders' disputes;
- Liability for assets (mis)management;
- Directors' liability cases;
- Real estate cases.
Maxime's experience covers representation of Belgian and foreign clients in all stages of court and administrative proceedings.
He also has a broad experience in domestic and international commercial arbitration both as counsel and arbitrator (CEPANI, ICC and ad hoc).
He handles enforcement proceedings of national and international awards before Belgian courts, as well as setting aside proceedings. In this framework, he has advised international clients seeking to enforce international arbitral awards in Belgium or opposing such enforcements. He is also on the list of arbitrators of the CBAS, the Belgian Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Maxime is a lecturer in contract law and ADR at Saint-Louis University – Brussels and he regularly publishes articles in the field of contract law, corporate law and arbitration.
He has been recommended in Who's Who Legal Litigation: Future Leaders – Partners 2018 and 2019 and in Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders – Partners 2019.
His mother tongue is French, he is fluent in English and Dutch.
*BVBA Maxime Berlingin 0838.111.969