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Thomas Declerck

Senior Associate


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Thomas Declerck

Senior Associate


Thomas specialises in white-collar crime, investigations and complex litigation, with a particular focus on cybersecurity as well as international sanctions and export controls.

Thomas advises on criminal and regulatory risks, compliance and investigations, and has extensive trial experience before the Belgian courts and (domestic and international) arbitral tribunals.

He has particular experience in relation to cybersecurity. He uses his established litigation and crisis management skills to advise clients across the spectrum of prevention, incident response, and cyber litigation (whether civil or criminal). Thomas also has a long-standing practice in international sanctions and export controls, both stand-alone and in the context of M&A, working closely together with UK and US specialists in our Global Sanctions Group.

Thomas is admitted to both the Brussels Bar and New York Bar.

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Admitted to the Brussels Bar, Belgium, 2011

Admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, USA, 2012


Master of Laws, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) - Summa cum laude, 2010

LLM in International Legal Studies, New York University (NYU) - BAEF Francqui Foundation Fellow, Honorary Fulbright Scholar and Dean’s Graduate Award, 2011

Certificate Undergraduate Legal Studies (Erasmus Programme), King's College London, 2009