Our team

Johan Billiet

Johan Billiet

Johan is a lawyer at the Brussels Bar and a specialist in commercial law, bankruptcy and insolvency, and distribution and franchising. He is the founding partner of Billiet & Co. Johan holds a dual Master in Law and Criminology from the University of Ghent, as well as a Master in Maritime Law from the University of Antwerp. He is the founder of the Association for International Arbitration, and the author of various books, including the manual of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) on International Investment Arbitration. Johan teaches investment arbitration, dispute resolution and comparative arbitration at the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the VUB. He works in Dutch, French, and English.

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Philippe Billiet

Philippe Billiet

Philippe is a lawyer at the Brussels Bar and a specialist in conflict (re)solution, arbitration, and commercial law. He obtained his LL.M. in International Economic Law at the University of Warwick. Philippe was one of the first mediators to obtain the EMTPJ (European Mediation Training for Practitioners of Justice) certification and he frequently intervenes in matters that have a diplomatic dimension. He is a vice-president of the Chambre d’arbitrage d’experts, a member of the advisory board of the Brussels Diplomatic Academy, and a registered arbitrator with numerous institutions worldwide. He lectures on conflict resolution tools and strategies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He works in Dutch, French, and English. In addition, he is conversational in German and understands Polish.

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Vladimir Lincautan

Vladimir Lincautan

Vladimir is a lawyer at the Brussels Bar and a specialist in corporate and commercial law, international trade law, and M&A. He has completed multiple masters, including in business law, corporate finance, international and European law, and international public law. He frequently intervenes in complex corporate and international trade transactions and has extensive experience in handling high-value, multi-party, multi-jurisdictional disputes in CIS and EU jurisdictions. He has worked as a legal counsel at ERG sarl in Luxembourg and has experience working for Dentons. Vladimir works in Dutch, French, English, Russian, Ukrainian and Romanian.

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Dr. Konstantinos Adamantopouloss

Dr. Konstantinos Adamantopoulos

Konstantinos is a dual qualified Greek lawyer and member of the Brussels Bar's E list since 2002. He specializes in EU trade law, EU competition law, including merger control, and State aid. He has worked extensively and has in depth expertise in the maritime, aviation, transport infrastructure, travel, energy, hi-technology security, electronic communications, media and sports sectors, as well as the steel and chemical industries. He regularly represents clients, from across Europe, the US and Asia, before the European institutions and has extensive experience of litigation, representing governments and corporate entities before the European Commission, the Court of Justice and the General Court of the European Union, as well as in dispute settlement procedures before WTO institutions. Konstantinos has authored a number of publications on European law and policy and has presented at conferences on aspects of EU competition, State aid, trade and air transport law. He regularly lectures on EU law.

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Leander Docx

Leander Docx

Leander is a lawyer at the Brussels Bar and is specializing in commercial law, bankruptcy and insolvency and EU regulatory & competition law. He obtained his Master of Laws in International and European Law at the Free University of Brussels. During his studies he participated in multiple international policy making conferences and was a member of a select delegation of an interdisciplinary program on international conflict resolution at the Universidad Bernardo O’Higgins in Santiago de Chile. Leander works in Dutch, French, and English.