PATRICK VAN LEYNSEELE2017-12-22T12:00:12+00:00

Project Description

Patrick Van Leynseele

Address81 Avenue Louise, Brussels, Belgium, Postcode: AT-1050
Phone(+32) 262 710 10
Education– Candidature in law, ULB 1974 (Belgium University)
– Completed the 1st year of the candidature in Economic Sciences, VUB 1975 (Belgium University)
– License in law, VUB 1978; Master of Comparative Law, University of Miami, FL 1979
Bar AdmissionMember of the Brussels, Belgium, Bar since 1979; Member of the New York, NY Bar since 1997.
Work ExperienceIn addition to a vast experience in litigation before the Belgian Court, Patrick Van Leynseele has been involved, as leading or as co-counsel, in numerous international arbitration matters under the auspices of the ICC, Cepani (Brussels arbitration institute), AAA (American Arbitration Association), or ad hoc arbitrations; He frequently acts as either chairman or party-appointed arbitrator in arbitration panels; Accepted on the (revised 1997 and 2002) American Arbitration Association panel of Neutrals; Appointed in a Ministerial Decree of 21/06/2004 as expert arbitrator in cases relating to the energy sector in the Wallon Region; Listed in “European Legal Experts” (2005 ed.) (Compilation of lawyers’ opinions on fellow professionals); Member of the CPR Institute in New York and its European Advisory Council.
Present PositionPartner of Dal & Veldekens; Deputy Justice in the Court of Appeals of Brussels since 1998.
Past positions
Publications– “Pour un modele beige de la procedure de discovery”, Journal des Tribunaux 1997, 225-232 (with Marc Dal) (article on the use of US discovery-type procedures in Belgian procedural law)
– “Current developments in EU telecommunications law” (World Telecom Law Report) 1997, (with Thomas Janssens)
– Coordinator and writer of a series of articles on mediation and other ADR techniques published in the Journal des Tribunaux 1999, 233 e.s. (with Florence Van de Putte)
– “Enseignements de !’experience quebecoise en matiere de mediation civile et commerciale”, Liege 2000
– “Bemiddeling in Belgie: het BBMC”: article in Dutch relating to mediation in Belgium, with the BBMC as specific example, published in a collective book “Mediatie in handelsgeschillen” (Acco 2000)
– “Introduction au processus en matiere civile et commerciale” (with Florence Van de Putte), published in a collective book “La mediation civile et commerciale” (La Charte 2000)
– “Mediace jako Doplnek (Ci alternative ?) Soudniho Procesu” (with Florence Van de Putte and Dr. Jur. Martina Dolezalova): introduction to mediation, published in Czech in Bulletin Advokacie, 2002, 8, p. 30-45
– “La mediation, qu’est-ce?”, Orientations aout-septembre 2003, 3; “La mediation dans le code judiciaire” (with Florence Van de Putte), J.T. 2005, 297
– “La structure de la loi du 21 fevrier 2005 sur la mediation”, in “La nouvelle loi sur la mediation”, reports of the conference of CEPANI of 21/04/2005, Bruylant 2005, p. 19-4
LanguagesFrench, Dutch, English, Italian, Spanish, German