Hans Van Gompel

Hans Van Gompel is a passionate lawyer with almost 25 years of experience.

He mainly handles cases on contracts and company law. He is specialized in distribution law, market practices and company law litigation. He is also regularly involved in arbitrations (as counsel as well as arbitrator).

Assessment of interests, strategy and tactics are central to his approach. He masters the art of negotiation and he is also a reliable counselor before the courts. Drafting contracts and dispute resolution both constitute about half of his practice.

Hans studied at KU Leuven, where he was also involved as an assistant. He specialized in international commercial law at the University of Paris V (D.E.S.S. Juriste d’Affaires Internationales). As a young lawyer, he learned the job at Loeff Claeys Verbeke (currently: Allen & Overy) in Brussels. Hereafter, he was the founder of and a partner at Van Gompel Renette Advocaten. Recently, he founded Van Gompel Advocaten.

Hans is married to Inge. Together they have three children. He is a fervent jogger and cyclist. No weekend without newspapers and a lot of strong coffee !