ACCOLADES AND RANKINGS
Françoise Lefèvre has extensive experience handling financial disputes and white-collar crime cases for traditional lenders and insurance companies. Lefèvre assists clients with competition disputes and copyright issues. One market commentator enthuses that Lefèvre is "really one of the prominent litigators in Belgium," particularly highlighting that she has a "magnificent combination of practical sense and legal knowledge." Another interviewee lauds her as "one of the most impressive litigators in Belgium." Chambers Global 2021.
“ Françoise Lefèvre frequently represents banks in financial disputes against shareholders and bondholders. Her areas of expertise also include cross-border commercial litigation, as well as financial crime and compliance matters. She has a stellar reputation among clients, with one interviewee enthusing: "She is one of the best litigators I've ever seen." Clients stress that she is "a great person to work with, very hands-on" and add that she is "very approachable and extremely pragmatic." Chambers Europe 2020, Dispute Resolution: Belgium
“Impressed clients laud Françoise Lefèvre for having ‘the capacity to get into complex matters in a short timeframe with very good understanding of the details.’ She is highly regarded in white-collar crime and also frequently acts on corporate and financial litigation. Chambers Europe 2019, Dispute resolution: Belgium
“ According to clients, Françoise Lefèvre is ‘very persuasive and can explain complex matters in very simple words, even in a difficult, technical case.’ She is highly regarded in the area of white-collar crime and frequently acts on regulatory investigations and litigation for clients from the corporate, financial and construction industries. She is also a renowned arbitrator. Chambers Global 2018, Dispute resolution: Belgium
“ Françoise Lefèvre has impressed many sources, who ‘admire her capacity and capabilities’ and say: ‘For large, complex, cross-border litigation, I would certainly recommend her; she is outstanding.’ She offers expertise in banking and corporate litigation and white-collar crime, and is also noted by the market for her skills in international arbitration: ‘A very good lawyer who is very rigorous. Every time I have seen her act as either counsel or arbitrator, she has been brilliant.’ Chambers Global 2017, Dispute resolution: Belgium