Francesca Biebuyck is a commercial lawyer working on distribution, market practices, consumer law and transportation matters. She has advised Belgian and international companies, in particular in the automotive, retail and transportation sectors, as well as regulators and public organisations. Francesca regularly represents clients before the Belgian courts.
She also has experience in intellectual property (esp. trademarks) and data protection law.
Francesca is a graduate of King’s College London (LL.M, 2017), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL, 2014) and Saint Louis University (LL.B, 2012).
Francesca was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2015 and joined Liedekerke in 2018.
King’s College London (LL.M. degree in International Business Law) 2017
Catholic University of Louvain (Master's degree in Law) 2014
Saint-Louis University (Bachelor’s degree in Law) 2012
Seconded to the legal department of Brussels Airlines in 2022, focusing on commercial contracts, compliance, and dispute resolution.
Regularly advises Belgian and international companies in distribution matters, in particular in the automotive sector (authorised distributor and repairer agreements, network organisation, termination, litigation before Belgian courts, expertises, etc.). Represented a Portuguese designer of garden supplies in a dispute with a Belgian reseller before the French-speaking Enterprise Court of Brussels.
Represented the Belgian Data Protection Authority in GDPR disputes before the Market Court of the Brussels Court of Appeal, section Market Court, in the context of challenged decisions made by the Data Protection Authority in GDPR matters.
Assisted a hotel chain and a company specialised in eyewear with the drafting of their general terms and conditions and specific data protection issues.
Represented a major food retail chain in an extra-contractual liability dispute.
Memberships & Admissions
Member of the Brussels Bar