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Olivier Caprasse is admitted to the Brussels Bar (he qualified as a lawyer in 1995).

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  • May 2017 – present : Caprasse Arbitration, Brussels (Attorney)
  • September 2002 – May 2017 : Hanotiau & van den Berg, Brussels (Lawyer, Associate; Of Counsel)
  • September 1995-1997 : Loeff, Claeys, Verbeke, Brussels, (Lawyer, Associate)
  • June 2016 – present : Member of the ICC Court, Paris
  • September 2008 – present : Free University of Brussels, Professor in ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution’
  • May 2008 – September 2012 : University of Liège, Dean of the law school
  • September 2002 – present : University of Liège, Professor in ‘Corporate Law’; ‘Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution’
  • September 1995 – 2002 : University of Liège, Research Assistant in Commercial Law


  • May 2002 : New York University, LLM General Studies
  • July 2001 : University of Liège, PhD in Law (summa cum laude with the congratulations of the jury): ‘Les sociétés et l’arbitrage’, Brussels, Bruylant, Paris, L.G.D.J., 2002
  • June 1995 : University of Liège, Degree in law (summa cum laude)


French (native), English (fluent), Dutch (passive command)


  • Frequent public speaker
  • Co-Founder CEPANI 40 (The Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation below 40)
  • Member of the Board and the Executive Committee of CEPANI (The Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation)
  • Member of the Board of Francarbi
  • Co-Director of the Commission Royale Droit et Vie des Affaires
  • Member of the Board of Editors of several law journals (Revue de l’arbitrage; Revue de Jurisprudence Liège, Mons, Brussels; Revue de la faculté de droit de Liège; Revue de droit international et de droit comparé, etc.)
  • Member: International Chamber of Commerce Belgium, ICC Commission on Arbitration; Board of CEPANI (The Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation); LCIA; ASA; Working Group on International Contracts led by Prof. De Ly, University of Rotterdam; Academic Council of the Belgian Governance Institute (Guberna)
  • Scientific Director of the Corporate law series published by Larcier


  • Officer of the Order of Leopold
  • Hauser Scholar New York University (2001-2002)
  • BAEF Scholar 2001
  • 1998 Annual prize for scientific research (Jean Gol Foundation – Former Minister of Justice)

Mediator on business law