Luc Demeyere

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Luc Demeyere is senior counsel at contrast.

He has extensive experience in dispute resolution in various fields of business law such as post-acquisition disputes, company disputes, business intermediaries, construction and insurance matters, professional liability of auditors. He practices litigation, arbitration (both as counsel and as arbitrator) and mediation in domestic and cross border disputes. He handled arbitrations under the ICC, Cepani, Vienna, NAI, DIS Rules and ad hoc arbitrations.

Luc has an extensive publication record in his practice areas and is a member of the editorial board of TMD, the Dutch-Flemish Journal for Mediation and Conflict Management and is a member of the editorial board of b-Arbitra, the scientific arbitration journal launched by Cepani in 2013.

He is a regular speaker at conferences. He lectures at the University of Antwerp on negotiation and mediation, and at the Antwerp Bar on mediation.

He is member of the board of directors of Cepani.

Luc Demeyere is a member of the Antwerp Bar and of the Brussels Bar. He handles files in Dutch, English, German and French.


University of Antwerp (UFSIA): applied economic sciences (1979)
University of Leuven (KU Leuven): Lic. Jur (1976)


contrast (1.11.2009-present)
Allen and Overy LLP partner (2001-31.10.2009)
Loeff Claeys Verbeke partner (1990-2001)
Braun Claeys Evrard Sorel (1980-1990)
Antwerp Bar (1977-1980)

Department head Luc Demeyere of contrast acts on both litigation and arbitration proceedings. Clients note that he is an "experienced litigator who does an excellent job."

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22 Apr 2020

contrast highly recommended by The Legal 500

Our competition & EU, corporate & commercial, privacy & data protection, litigation teams are again highly recommended by The Legal 500. Our corporate & commercial team moves up one band. And our competition & EU team consolidates its absolute top-ranking in band 1. It is now one of only two teams in that band. Clients describe our team as ‘very down to earth’ with a ‘pragmatic approach’. Their experience and knowledge of both legislation and our sector are outstanding. ’ Read more here

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