Inge Gabriëls graduated in law from the Catholic University of Louvain (K.U.L.) in 1999.
She then obtained in 2000 a Diploma of Advanced Studies in criminal law and Criminal sciences (DEA) at the University of Montpellier.
She was sworn in as a lawyer in 2000 and has been a member of the Dutch Bar of the Brussels Bar ever since.
During her career, Inge has specialised in Insurance law and Civil liability law.
She founded DBGV with André De Becker and Mathieu Vaessen in 2009.
In 2020, she obtained a university certificate in Insurance Law from the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve (U.C.L.).
She was a member of the Council of the Dutch Bar Association of Brussels from 2016 to 2020.
She also holds the special training programme "Cassation in criminal matters"
Mathieu Vaessen graduated in law from the Université catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve (U.C.L.) in 2000 and also holds a postgraduate degree in International Relations and Conflict Management (Aanvullende opleiding in Internationale Betrekkingen en conflictbeheersing) awarded by the Katholieke Universiteit van Leuven (K.U.L.) in 2001.
He was called to the Brussels Bar in 2001.
His professional practice has largely been in the areas of Civil liability law, and he is an expert in all areas of real estate.
In 2009, he founded the DBGV firm with André De Becker and Inge Gabriëls.
Mathieu is a certified mediator in civil, commercial and family matters.
Having years of experience representing clients in court, Mathieu has acquired numerous skills in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, particularly mediation, arbitration and negotiation which he practices regularly.
Doctor of Law and Graduate in Criminology from Ghent University in 1969, André De Becker was sworn into the Dutch Bar Association at the Brussels Bar in the same year.
He has been Assistant in Criminal Law at the University of Ghent.
He has also served as Secretary General of the Belgian League for the Defence of Human Rights, as well as President of the Ligua voor Mensenrechten.
André De Becker has been the opening keynote speaker of the academic year of the Vlaams Pleitgenootschap and President.
Andre De Becker has been an Honorary Lawyer since January 1, 2021.
Coralie Bourgeois studied Law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (V.U.B.) and obtained her Master's degree in law, option civil law and judicial law in 2011.
She followed a Master in Public and Administrative Law at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (U.L.B.) and graduated with Great Distinction in 2012.
She was called to the Dutch Bar of Brussels in 2012.
She served as the "Intern Delegate to NOAB" during the 2014-2015 judicial year.
She has been Deputy Judge (Nederlandstalige politierechtbank te Brussel) since 2019.
Tharathip Siphanthavong studied Law at the « Université Catholique de Louvain » (U.C.L.).
She graduated in 2012, and in the same year was called to the Brussels Bar.
Since then, she has specialised in Civil liability law, Traffic law and Property law.
Manon Vanhamme studied Law at the « Vrije Universiteit Brussel » (V.U.B.) where she obtained her Master of Laws with Distinction in July 2017.
She was called to the Dutch Bar of Brussels in September 2019.
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DBGV is a firm that brings together lawyers and mediators from the French and Dutch Orders of the Brussels Bar. Our experts are mainly active in the sectors of real estate and liability, and related fields, to which they bring their vast experience and knowledge, using a multi-faceted and creative approach, tailor-made for each client, and resulting in delivery of excellent client service.