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Bart De Bock

Senior Associate


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Bart De Bock

Senior Associate


Bart specialises in complex commercial and corporate litigation and arbitration cases, and has a particular interest in insolvency and restructuring matters as well as in shareholder disputes.

In addition, Bart has broad experience in negotiating and drafting a wide variety of contracts in the construction and energy sectors. Finally, as a key member of our Belgian Insurance team, Bart also frequently acts in insurance related matters.

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Publications: 30 March 2021

Introduction of a pre-pack insolvency procedure in Belgium

On Friday, 26 March 2021, the Belgian Insolvency Law was amended with the introduction of a pre-packaged insolvency procedure, allowing the debtor to discretely prepare for judicial reorganisation…

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Publications: 06 November 2019

D&O insurance and the new BCC

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Publications: 05 April 2019

Insurance litigation in Belgium

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Admitted as an attorney-at-law at the Antwerp Bar, 2016 

Admitted as an attorney-at-law at the Brussels Bar, 2015 

Steering Committee Member of BeTA, the Belgium Turnaround Association


LL.M. King’s College London, 2012

Master of Law, University of Antwerp, 2011

Bachelor of Law, University of Antwerp, 2009

Published work

  • B. DE BOCK, “The emergency arbitrator in the 2013 CEPANI Arbitration Rules”, b-Arbitra 2015/1, pp. 67-87.
  • B. DE BOCK, Report on the CEPANI colloquium on "Third party funding in arbitration", CEPANI Newsletter Nr. 111, March 2017, p. 2-3.
  • B. DE BOCK, T. MERTENS, “Introduction of a pre-pack insolvency procedure in Belgium”, HERO - Herstructurering & Recovery Online, 12 April 2021.
  • B. DE BOCK, A. BASTENIER, "Maatwerk in de gerechtelijke reorganisatie: de ene overdracht is de andere niet…", Tijdschrift voor Beslag- en Insolventierecht, 2021/2, pp. 116-127.
  • B. DE BOCK, E. MAES, "Derdenverzet en faillissement", TIBR 2022, nr. 1, 36-43.