Alexander Hansebout

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Brussels, Belgium
    Local Time: Tuesday 23:00

Practice Expertise

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insolvency

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • View More

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Dispute Resolution Group - Member
  • Insurance/Re-Insurance Group - Member
  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member


Alexander specialises in domestic and international dispute resolution. He has extensive experience in complex litigation concerning a broad range of issues, including: commercial and contractual matters; tort liability; the cross-border recovery of (distressed) debt; insolvency-related matters; the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. Alexander also has in-depth knowledge of the termination of (exclusive) distribution, agency, franchising and brokerage agreements in their respective international contexts.

Alexander provides pre-litigation counsel and conducts negotiations, mediation and litigation before the national courts and the Court of Justice of the European Union. He has been involved in numerous arbitration cases (ICC, CEPANI, NAI and ad hoc), both representing the parties and as an arbitrator.

Bar Admissions
Brussels Bar: 2001

M.Sc. International Business (Aston Business School)
International Exchange Programme (University of Stellenbosch)
Lic. Juris (University of Leuven)
Cand. Juris (University of Namur)

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Litigation

Professional Career

Professional Associations
    Cepani 40Association for international arbitrationASA below 40Legal Commission of the Belgian franchise federati


Additional Articles"Broadening scope of insolvency legislation", ILO Newsletter: Insolvency & Restructuring, July 2016. (with B. Heynickx).

"Geen uitwinningsvergoeding in geval van beëindiging met wederzijdse toestemming van de agentuurovereenkomst" (noot onder Gent 10 december 2014), RABG 2015/9, 630.



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