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About Françoise Lefèvre

Lawyer specialized in Arbitration and ADR

Françoise is a specialist in national and international arbitration, both ad hoc and institutional (ICC, UNICTRAL, LCIA, Cepani, NAI, etc.), as counsel and as arbitrator. 

She has been the worldwide litigation and arbitration head of Linklaters from 2007 to 2010, before chairing its global international arbitration practice until 2016 and retiring from Linklaters in 2021. She has an extensive experience in construction law, contract law, corporate disputes, regulatory investigations, white collar crime and banking law.

Widely seen as one of the leading arbitration experts in Belgium, Françoise is regularly invited to discuss her practice at universities and seminars and has published many papers in this field.

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Affiliations & Occupations

Representative experience & professional involvement


One of the two Belgian representatives sitting on the Arbitration Court of the ICC​



Admitted as solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales

Member of the Brussels Bar


Member of the executive committee and of the academic board of CEPANI, the Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation


Education and experiences


Domains of expertise


Accolades and recommendations


List of publications and seminars


SA Lefevre SRL

VAT No. : 0766.998.103

+32 (0) 475 52 11 44


Printable biography 

12A Avenue de la Raquette,

1150 Woluwé-Saint-Pierre, Belgium

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