Roel Fransis is a Partner in the Banking and Finance Practice Group.
He specialises in banking and (international) insolvency law. He advises national and international clients and has extensive experience in litigation in these fields. With our Supreme Court lawyer Simone Nudelholc, he handles Supreme Court litigation in civil law and insolvency law.
He holds a law degree (2005) and a PhD in Law (Contractual subordination of claims in insolvency law, 2013) from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven). He is a researcher at the Institute for Commercial and Insolvency Law of the University of Leuven. He is author of many publications in the field of insolvency law, and is a regular speaker at national and international insolvency law conferences. He is a member of Insol Europe, Insol Europe Academic Forum and the Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law (NACIIL).
He joined Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick in 2005 and became partner in 2014.
Catholic University of Leuven (PhD in Law) 2013
Catholic University of Leuven (Law degree) 2005
Université de Namur (Bachelor of Laws) 2002
Roel Fransis is ranked as "Excellent" in the Insolvency and restructuring practice area. – Leaders League, 2022
Roel Fransis is ranked as “Key Lawyer”. According to a client: “ Roel Fransis delivers exactly what the client needs, when they need it. He is able to deal with complex issues and makes the client feel comfortable Roel Fransis is helpful, practical and is helpful, practical and a good insider in a Belgian situation.” – Legal 500, 2021
Roel Fransis is ranked as “Next Generation Partner”– Legal 500, 2020
Roel Fransis is recommended in the practice area of Insolvency and restructuring – Legal 500, 2019
Roel Fransis has the ability to ‘effectively convey Belgian legal concepts to the uninitiated’ – Legal 500, 2018
Memberships & Admissions
Member of the Brussels Bar