Sidonie Descheemaeker focuses on EU and international trade law, including WTO dispute settlement.
Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Sidonie interned at the WTO Appellate Body Secretariat and also at leading international law firms.
Sidonie previously served as a teaching assistant at the Institute for International Law of the University of Leuven.
Dutch, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German
- University of Barcelona,LL.M. in International Economic Law and Policy, summa cum laude, 2015
- University of Leuven, Master of Laws, magna cum laude, 2014
- Católica Global School of Law, Portugal, Erasmus Programme, 2013
- University of Leuven, Bachelor of Law, cum laude, 2012
‘Ubiquitous Uncertainty: The Overlap between Trade in Services and Foreign Investment in the GATS and EU RTAs’ (Legal Issues of Economic Integration, 2016).
‘Making Sense of the Seemingly Insensible – ‘Procedural’ Good Faith as a Legal Impediment to Validly Established Jurisdiction’ (Journal of World Trade, 2015).
‘Case note: Peru – Agricultural Products (Panel Report)’ (OUP Reports on International Trade Law Decisions, 2015).
‘India, Pharmacy of the Developing World: IP, Trade and the Access to Medicine’ (Jura Falconis, 2013).
‘Cassatie Herstelt Recht van Verdediging: Vermoeden van Herneming Conclusie bij Gewijzigde Samenstelling Zetel (Noot bij Cassatiearrest P.11.2142.N)’ (Tijdschrift voor Strafrecht, 2012).