Stan Brijs

Portrait of Stan
Stan Brijs focuses on domestic and international litigation. His broad practice and expertise cover insolvency and corporate litigation, post-M&A disputes, (cross-border) enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards, injunctive relief, and liability and insurance disputes. His clients include Belgian and international financial institutions and listed companies.
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  • What others say
    • The Legal 500 2023: ‘Sophie Jacmain and Stan Brijs are absolutely superb. One of their great assets is the ability to roadmap and strategise the case from the very outset, as well as their ability to read what is going on in the courtroom and adjust the tactic accordingly.’
    • Chambers 2022: '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."'
    • The Legal 500 2022: ‘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.’
  • Ancillary functions

    Stan regularly publishes on selected topics of insolvency law, the enforcement of judgments and civil procedure. He has also lectured in these areas at KU Leuven's Institute for Insolvency Law, of which he is a member.

    He has been appointed to serve as an expert witness in Belgian law before foreign courts. Stan has also acted as an expert in several legislative projects relating to insolvency.

    Stan is a member of the editorial board (section Insolvency) of the Revue de Droit Commercial/Tijdschrift voor Handelsrecht and other reviews.

  • Qualifications

    Stan graduated from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) in 1993 and was admitted to the Brussels Bar that same year. Subsequently, he received an LL.M from the University of Chicago in 1995. From 1996 to 1999, he was an advisor in the cabinet of the Belgian Minister of Justice. Stan joined NautaDutilh in 2003 and was named a partner in 2007.

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