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Stan Brijs Partner

Stan Brijs focuses on domestic and international litigation. His broad practice and expertise cover insolvency and corporate litigation, (cross-border) enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards, injunctive relief, and liability and insurance disputes. As a member of NautaDutilh's class actions team, Stan has developed specialised expertise in the rapidly growing area of mass tort claims. His clients include Belgian and international financial institutions and listed companies.

Stan graduated from the University of Leuven (KUL) in 1993 and received an LL.M from the University of Chicago in 1995. From 1996 to 1999, he served as an advisor in the cabinet of the Belgian minister of justice.

Stan regularly publishes on selected topics of insolvency law, the enforcement of judgments and civil procedure. He has also lectured in these areas at KUL's Institute for Insolvency Law, of which he is a member. Stan joined NautaDutilh in 2003 and was named a partner in 2007.

Stan is mentioned in:

  • Chambers - 2022 edition: "Stan Brijs is commended by a source for being "convincing before the courts," with the source adding that "he has this authority that really impresses."; 2021 edition: "A market source comments that Brijs is an "excellent litigator, who is very calm, didactic and very convincing before the courts." The source continues: "He is capable of explaining difficult issues in a way that is quite understandable to everyone.""; 2020 edition: "Clients admire the "very customer-oriented and proactive" lawyer, particularly noting that he is "very thorough and wants to know exactly what the situation is, and is good at the details.""
  • The Legal 500 - 2022 edition: ‘Stan Brijs is an outstanding litigator with an extraordinary capability to explain very complex matters in plain layman terms – he is also always very mindful of the culture within the company.’; 2021 edition: "offers really hands-on advice combined with academic insights.".

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