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Bérénice Wathelet

Full of energy, solution-oriented and hardworking with a real professional attitude. Bérénice's extensive experience and hands-on, no-nonsense approach will undoubtedly be highly valued, and I would recommend her to anyone.
Jean-Philippe Hay, head of legal, Securitas Belgium and Luxembourg

Bérénice Wathelet practices since 15 years in the area of public law, with particular focus on public procurement applied by Belgian & European institutions. Her clients include all ranges of private companies and public institutions.

Bérénice is perfect trilingual (FR-NL-EN), very solution-oriented and will always go the extra mile for you.

Professional QualificationsAvocat registered with the Ordre Francais des Avocats du Barreau de Bruxelles
  • French
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Master of Arts: European Studies, cum laude, 2007
  • Université Catholique de Louvain – Louvain-la-Neuve, Master in Law, cum laude, 2006


  • La passation d'un marché pour compte dans le cadre d'un marché public de travaux: retour d'expérience in Chronique des Marchés Publics, Ed. 2016-2017, pp 727-751
  • Le marché pour compte : retour d’expérience… un an après in Chronique des Marchés Publics, Ed. 2017-2018, pp. 344-347


La passation: zoom pratique sur la réglementation, 2020

  • Commerciële aanpak van overheidsopdrachten: een succesvolle strategie met de publieke klant, 2020
  • De regelgeving overheidsopdrachten: Plaatsing & uitvoering, 2020
  • De aankoopstrategie voor overheidsopdrachten, 2019
  • De overheidsopdrachten van de Europese instellingen, 2019
  • Uw publieke aankopen efficiënt onderhandelen, 2019
  • Coaching: Succesvol inschrijven op overheidsopdrachten, 2019


Training engagements


Prior Experience

  • 2017-2020: Executive Director at EBP
  • 2015-2017: Adjunct Director at City of Brussels
  • 2011-2015: Public Procurement Consultant at EBP
  • 2011: Lawyer at DLA Piper, Brussels
  • 2008-2011: Legal Advisor at European Commission

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Registered at the French-speaking Bar (Brussels)