Pascal Hollander is a founding partner of the Brussels law firm Hanotiau & van den Berg.
Besides his activities as counsel (both in arbitration and in court proceedings), he has built for the last 15 years a substantial practice as arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings under various sets of arbitration rules (ICC, SCC, SCAI (Swiss Chambers), WIPO, UNCITRAL, CEPANI, ad hoc, etc) and various substantive laws (civil and common law). He has acted as chairman, co-arbitrator or sole arbitrator in 100 international cases, in areas such as post-M&A disputes, construction and engineering, oil and gas, commercial distribution, intellectual property, etc. He was one of the very first emergency arbitrators appointed by the ICC and the very first one appointed under the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration. He has also acted as mediator in international disputes.
Pascal Hollander lectures on arbitration law in Brussels and is the author of numerous publications in the fields of arbitration and of commercial distribution. He is the immediate past chair of the IBA arbitration committee’s subcommittee on enforcement and recognition of arbitral awards; and is currently a vice-chair of the IBA arbitration committee. He is a member of the ICC commission on arbitration and ADR and of its task forces on emergency arbitration and on probative value of witness evidence. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation.
He got his law degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles and an LLM from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
He speaks fluent English, French and Dutch.
WWL says: Pascal Hollander comes strongly recommended for the success with which “he transposes his expertise and wealth of experience handling distribution disputes into the world of international arbitration”.
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