Philippe Brabanders is a Senior Associate in the Commercial-Litigation team in Brussels.
Philippe specializes in business and commercial litigation, specifically contract law and insolvency. He also has experience in administrative proceedings and criminal matters.
In an advisory role he works on general contract law, banking and securities and professional ethics.
He also advises on Retail and Real Estate issues such as commercial and residential lease agreements, RE transactions, construction contracts and property management.
Prior to joining Osborne Clarke, Philippe gained experience at an independent Belgian law firm and worked as legal counsel at a major European credit insurance group.
Philippe holds an LL.M. in International and European Business Law from the University of Vienna, Austria.
Legislators adopt reforms of Belgian insolvency law
Streamlined bankruptcy rules are due to come into force in June to shield healthy businesses hit by the pandemic
My debtor is (at risk of becoming) insolvent. Now what?
As a consequence of the current Covid-19 crisis, it has become increasingly important to keep an eye on the solvency...
My debtor is (at risk of becoming) insolvent - Signals to watch out for
Several international studies have shown that companies that drift into bankruptcy often follow the same pattern. Check for these signals...
My debtor is (at risk of becoming) insolvent - Possibilities for securing your claim
In the event of a bankruptcy, secured creditors have a preferential position compared to "regular" or unsecured creditors, in accordance...
Royal Decree number 15: Covid-19 crisis and suspension of execution
On 24 April 2020, the Royal Decree number 15, regarding the temporary suspension in favour of undertakings of executive measures...
Unfair market practices between enterprises
The new rules regarding unfair market practices between enterprises entered into force on 1 September 2019
Abuse of position of Economic Dependence
The new Belgian law governing the abuse of position of economic dependence enters into force 1 June 2020
B2B Contractual Clauses
The final part of the Act entering into force lays down several rules applying to B2B agreements, which is close...