Benoît Kohl
Benoit Kohl

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Benoît Kohl

Benoît Kohl is a professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Liège (ULg), where he heads the department for law of obligations, contract law and construction law. He also teaches a specialised course on commercial law at the Management School – University of Liege (HEC-ULg) and is a visiting professor at the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), where he teaches a course on European and international construction law. Besides, Benoît is member of the Belgian Notary Nomination Commission.

Benoît Kohl is also an attorney at the Brussels Bar (of counsel, Stibbe). Besides negotiating contracts, drawing up legal advice and structuring operations in relation to the above areas of law, Benoît has dealt with various disputes before the courts and in arbitration procedures. He also often acts as an arbitrator in these matters.

Benoît holds a Master of Law (LL.M) specialising in commercial law from the University of Cambridge (2005), and a doctorate degree from the University of Liège (ULg) with his thesis dedicated to the prospects of European harmonisation of real estate promotion (2008). For his thesis, he was awarded several awards, and notably the triennial Jean Rey Award at the European Parliament in 2010.

In 2012, he was appointed President of the European Society of Construction Law (ESCL). He is also the co-President of the Belgian Society of Construction Law (ABDC) and the co-President of the CEPANI40 (the Young association of the CEPANI, the Belgian Centre for Arbitration).
Benoît Kohl speaks French, Dutch and English

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