André De Becker


André DE BECKER has a doctorate in law from the R.U. Ghent and a degree in criminology awarded in 1969. He took his lawyer’s oath the same year and, since then, has been practising with the Flemish Bar Association of Brussels.

He has been junior lecturer in criminal law at the University of Ghent.

He has also held the offices of Secretary-General of the Belgian League of Human Rights and of President of the League of Human Rights (Ligua voor Mensenrechten).

André DE BECKER has also been actively involved in the Vlaams Pleintgenootschap of which he was re-opening speaker (Counsel’s speech for a cross-examination) and President.

He has also been a member of the Bar Council of the Flemish Bar Association of Brussels.


Preferred subject matters:


• Criminal law

• Human Rights

• Disciplinary law

• Civil liability and insurance law

• Medical liability – personal injury

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