Victor Crochet focuses on trade remedy and WTO law. Victor assists governments in WTO proceedings before panels and the Appellate Body. Victor’s experience also includes advising companies and governments in anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard investigations initiated by the European Commission and by third countries.
Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Victor was an intern with the Appellate Body Secretariat of the World Trade Organization in Geneva. Victor also worked as an intern at the World Customs Organization.
- Georgetown Law Center, LL.M. in International Legal Studies, with distinction, 2016
- University of Leuven, Master of European and International Law, magna cum laude, 2015
- Melbourne Law School, Erasmus Exchange Programme, 2014
- University of Brussels (ULB), Bachelor of Law, cum laude, 2012
Lawful Remedy or Illegal Response? Resolving the Issue of Foreign Subsidization Under WTO Law, World Trade Review (2021);
China’s ‘Going Global’ policy: Transnational subsidies under the WTO SCM Agreement, 23 Journal of International Economic Law (2020) awarded the Society of International Economic Law, Journal of International Economic Law, Oxford University Press Prize 2020;
At the crossroads of trade and environment: The growing influence of environmental policy on EU trade law, in A. Orsini & E. Kavvatha, ‘EU Environmental Governance: Current and Future Challenges’ (Routledge, 2020);
Contributor to Van Bael & Bellis, EU Anti-Dumping and Other Trade Defence Instruments (Kluwer, 2019);
Dispute Settlement Mechanisms in Free Trade Agreements, TradeLab (2016);
Continental Free Trade Area: Dispute Settlement Mechanism. Africa’s choices for the dispute settlement mechanism of the Continental Free Trade Area, TradeLab (2016).