Maxime Berlingin, Partner

Maxime Berlingin, Partner, Fieldfisher

I joined the firm in April 2016 after spending ten years in the Litigation and Arbitration department of the Benelux firm NautaDutilh.

My practice focuses on litigation and arbitration in the field of contract law, corporate law and market abuse.

My experience covers representation of Belgian and foreign clients in all stages of court and administrative proceedings.

I also have a large experience in domestic and international arbitration both as counsel and arbitrator.

I am a member of the CEPANI (the Belgian Centre for Mediation and Arbitration), the International Bar Association (IBA), the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, the Dutch Arbitration Association. I am also a member of the Commission on Arbitration and ADR and of the Commission on Commercial Law an Practice of the of the International Commercial Court.

I hold a law degree magna cum laude from the University of Louvain (UCL). During my studies, I spent five months at the University of Montreal on an exchange program. I also hold an LL.M from the Institute of Comparative Law of McGill University.

While at McGill University, I served as research assistant to law professor Daniel Jutras, the former executive legal officer of the Canadian Supreme Court. I am currently a lecturer at Saint-Louis University-Brussels in Contract Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

I regularly publish on selected topics of contract law, corporate law and arbitration.

My mother tongue is French, I am fluent in English and I have a good knowledge of Dutch.