Victor Crochet focuses on trade and customs law. Victor regularly assists governments in WTO proceedings before panels and the Appellate Body. Victor’s experience also includes anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard investigations initiated by the European Commission and by third countries. He also advises companies on customs-related matters.

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.


French, English


  • Georgetown Law Center, LL.M. in International Legal Studies, with distinction, 2016
  • University of Leuven, Master’s in European and International Law, magna cum laude, 2015
  • Melbourne Law School, Erasmus exchange programme, 2014
  • University of Brussels, Bachelor of Law, cum laude, 2012


"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).

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