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Glenn Heirman

Lead Lawyer
About

Glenn Heirman practices as a litigation lawyer in the banking, financial services and insurance sectors. Glenn assists and represents leading banks, insurance companies, private and publicly listed companies and public authorities in contentious matters with a special focus on complex litigation matters relating to contract law, banking law and insurance law. He is also advising clients on a variety of liability, banking and insurance issues.

Glenn obtained a PhD degree from the University of Antwerp. The subject of his thesis was related to contractual freedom and transparency in insurance contracts. He also obtained an LL.M. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law (Charlottesville, U.S.A.) and a Master Degree in Law from the University of Antwerp.

Combining his solid academic background with his technical experience as a litigator, Glenn delivers pragmatic legal advice to clients, providing bespoke legal solutions to their needs.

Areas of FocusFinancial Services
Professional QualificationsAdvocaat registered with the Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten bij de Balie te Brussel

EXPERIENCE

  • Assisting a major Belgian bank with its defence against a civil "class action".
  • Assisting multiple banks with their day-to-day litigation, including phishing claims, “de banking”-claims and funding loss claims.
  • Assisting insurance undertakings with various coverage disputes.
  • Assisting a global manufacturer in a product liability dispute.
     
Languages
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
Education
  • University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, PhD, 2020
  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, USA, LL.M,. 2018
  • University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, Master Degree in Law, 2013

Awards

  • “Glenn Heirman is diligent and detailed-oriented” - Legal 500 Dispute Resolution, 2022
  • Affiliated researcher University of Antwerp.

Publications

  • G. HEIRMAN, “Bewijs in verzekeringsgeschillen: algemeen kader en toepassing boek 8 nieuw BW”, Nieuw Bewijsrecht, Antwerpen, Intersentia, 2020, 163-183. 
  • G. HEIRMAN en L. VAEL, “Art. 63 Verzekeringswet 2014“, Art.Comm. Verz.recht. 2020, 37-59.
     

Prior Experience

  • Litigation lawyer in the Litigation Department of a Tier 1-law firm, 2018-2022
  • Affiliated researcher University of Antwerp.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Member of the Brussels Bar
  • Affiliated researcher at the University of Antwerp

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