The Institute for Transnational Law is so excited to welcome Professor Stefaan Voet, who spoke to students about Comparative EU Civil Procedure Law in the Public International Law class as well as in the Introduction to U.S. law class.
Professor Stefaan Voet (‘1978) studied law at Ghent University (2001). In 2011 he wrote his PhD thesis about complex litigation in Belgium, for which he received in 2014 the Triennial Prize for Civil Procedure awarded by the vzw Algemene Modellenverzameling voor de Rechtspraktijk.
Since 2015, Professor Voet is an associate professor of civil procedure at the University of Leuven and a host professor at the University of Hasselt. He is also a Program Affiliate at the CMS/Swiss Re Research Program on Civil Justice Systems at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford, member of the Class Actions Exchange Network spearheaded by the universities of Stanford, Oxford and Tilburg and affiliate at the Class Action Lab of the University of Montréal.
Moreover, he is a member of different working groups of the European Law Institute as well as a substitute justice of the peace in Bruges and chairman of the monitoring committee of the Ombudsman for Retail.
For more information on Professor Stefaan Voet, please visit this website: https://www.law.kuleuven.be/pub/en/staff/00103885