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Roel FRANSIS
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Roel Fransis is a Partner in the Banking and Finance Practice Group. He specialises in banking and (international) insolvency law. He advises national and international clients and has extensive experience in litigation in these fields.

He holds a law degree (2005) and a PhD in Law (Contractual subordination of claims in insolvency law, 2013) from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven). He is a researcher at the Institute for Commercial and Insolvency Law of the University of Leuven. He is author of many publications in the field of insolvency law, and is a regular speaker at national and international insolvency law conferences. He is a member of Insol Europe, Insol Europe Academic Forum and the Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law (NACIIL).

He joined Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick in 2005 and became partner in 2014.

RECENT MATTERS

  • Roel provided an expert opinion to the English Companies Court in respect of the recognition and enforcement in Belgium of a € 700 million English scheme of arrangement pertaining to a European listed technical services provider in the fields of electrical solutions, ICT and mechanical solutions
  • Roel handles supreme court cases in civil law and insolvency law

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