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Prof. Dr. Jules Stuyck

_Jules.JPGJules Stuyck (born 31 July 1948 in Tienen), (1965-1970) Law degree at KU Leuven; (1975) Ph.D. on "Aggressive Sales Methods" at the KU Leuven; (1976) research visits to the Max Planck Institut Münich. Since 1987 professor at the KU Leuven, Faculty of Law. Presently professor of European Law  and Consumer Law. Since 1987 professor of European Law at the Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen; (1996-2007). Since 2000 visiting professor of EU Competition Law at the Central European University  of Budapest. Since 2008 visiting professor of European Consumer Law at Université Panthéon-Assass Paris II. Until 2007 professor of Economic law at the Faculty of Economics and Applied Economics, KU Leuven; (1990-1991) and (1994-1995) holder of the Jean Monnet Chair at the University of Bonn, Zentrum für Europäisches Wirtschaftsrecht; (1998-1999) Jacques Delors Chair, Alma Universities (Liège, Hasselt, Aachen, Maastricht). (1989-1994) Professor at the College of Europe “Introduction au droit des C.E.” (dominante économique). Director of the Centre for European Economic Law and the Study Centre for Consumer Law.

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Prof. Dr. Evelyne Terryn

evelyne.jpgEvelyne Terryn studied law in Kortrijk (Magna cum laude, 1994) and Leuven (Summa cum laude, 1997), London (King’s College London, 1996) and Oxford (New College, MJur, first, 1998). She obtained her Ph.D. at the KU Leuven in 2005 on ‘the right of withdrawal as an instrument of consumer protection’, which was awarded the Raymond Derine Prize for human sciences. She has been a professor at the KU Leuven since 2005 and she teaches commercial and company law and legal writing. She started her career as a lawyer with Cleary, Gottlieb (1998-99) and was a member of the Brussels bar from 1998 until 2002. She became a researcher at the Study Centre for Consumer Law in 1999. She is a co-editor in chief of DCCR (Tijdschrift voor Consumentenrecht) and a member of the editorial board of the Dutch TvC. She is a member of the Acquis group and was a member of the European Consumer Law Group and the Consumer Law Enforcement Forum. Her research focuses on (European) consumer law and European contract law, credit contracts and distribution contracts. She is co-editor (with J. Stuyck, H. Micklitz and D. Droshout) of the Ius Commune Casebook on Consumer Law (Hart, 2010).

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Drs. Michaël Vansteenbeeck

_michael.JPGMichaël Vansteenbeeck (born 19 November 1983) started his studies in Namur (FUNDP) and graduated from KU Leuven in 2006 (cum laude). He holds an additional masters degree in European law (ULB, magna cum laude, 2007). During the academic year 2004-2005 he studied at the Université René Descartes (Paris V), in the context of the Erasmus Exchange Programme. Since September 2007, he has been active as a lawyer and as a member of the Brussels bar. He is specialized in European and competition law. Since September 2009, Michael is assistant at the Institute for Methodology of Law and as of February 2010, he is a researcher at the Centre for European Economic Law and the Study Centre for Consumer Law. He is currently preparing a Ph.D. thesis on the rights and obligations of trade intermediaries in a cross-border context.

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Drs. Anne Vandoolaeghe 

Anne Vandoolaeghe (born 10 April 1985 in Kortrijk) holds a law degree at KU Leuven (2008). During the academic year 2006-2007 she studied at Université de Montpellier I in the context of Erasmus Exchange Programme. Since September 2008, she has been an assistant at KU Leuven Campus Kortrijk and she is currently preparing a Ph.D. thesis on the particular statute of money in property law in supervision of Prof. Dr. Evelyne Terryn and co-supervision of Prof. dr. Vincent Sagaert.

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Dr. Pieterjan Naeyaert

Pieterjan Naeyaert (born 6 November 1979) holds a law degree at KU Leuven (2002). He obtained a Masters in taxation (2003), a Masters in company law (2003) and a Masters in Intellectual Property Rights (2008). He was a member of the Bar of Kortrijk from 2003 until 2007. Since 2007 he has been a doctoral researcher at KU Leuven Campus Kortrijk and he is currently preparing a doctoral dissertation on "Termination of contracts with integrated legally independent commercial intermediaries and distributors. A transversal investigation into the common rules and the need for harmonisation.” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Evelyne Terryn.

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Drs. Sanne Vandemaele

Sanne Vandemaele (born 12 April 1989 in Roeselare) studied law in Kortrijk (Cum Laude, 2010) and in Leuven (Magna Cum Laude, 2012). During the academic year 2010-2011, she studied at the Université de Montpellier I, France, in the context of the Erasmus Exchange Programme. Since September 2012, she has been a fulltime researcher at the Campus Kulak. She is currently preparing a Ph.D. thesis on commercial guarantees under the supervision of Prof.Dr. Evelyne Terryn and under the co-supervision of Prof.Dr. Bernard Tilleman. 
 

Drs. Eugenie Syx

Eugenie Syx (born 25 july 1987 in Kortrijk) holds a law degree (abogado) from the Argentinean university Universidad del Norte de Santo Tomás de Aquino (best average/ abanderado). During the academic year 2011-2012, she obtained the Belgian Master of Laws degree by completing an equivalence programme at the KU Leuven (magna cum laude). In September 2012, she started as a full-time researcher at the Centre for European Economic Law and the Study Centre for Consumer Law. She is currently preparing a Ph.D. thesis on the scope of the consumer’s right to choose in pharmaceutical regulations and on direct-to-consumer advertising of pharmaceuticals.
 

Drs. Joke Goddaer

Joke Goddaer (°1988) studied during the first two years of her legal education at Kulak (Kortrijk) and then continued her studies at the KU Leuven. In July 2011 she obtained her Master of Laws degree and graduated cum laude. From September 2011 until August 2012, she was appointed as a fulltime teaching assistant at the Study Centre for Consumer Law. Since the academic year 2012-2013, Joke has been a fulltime Ph.D. candidate at the Study Centre for Consumer Law and she is currently preparing a thesis under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Evelyne Terryn on the interaction between the law on commercial practices and contract law. Since October 2011, in the context of the association KU Leuven - UHasselt, Joke has also been appointed as a tutor "Consumer Law and Commercial Practices" at the UHasselt. Furthermore, she renders assistance to the course Consumer Law at KU Leuven.

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Drs. Sofie De Pourcq

Sofie De Pourcq (born 4 August 1989) started studying at the KU Leuven Campus Kortrijk. After two years there, she continued her studies at the UGent, where she obtained her Master of Laws degree in 2012 (magna cum laude). During the first term of the academic year 2010‑2011, she studied at the Université Catholique de Louvain in the context of the Erasmus Belgica exchange programme. Since September 2012 she has been a fulltime Ph.D. candidate preparing a thesis on unfair commercial practices between businesses under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Evelyne Terryn.

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Dr. Johan Vannerom

Johan Vannerom (°19 December 1984) graduated from KU Leuven in 2007 as a Master of Law (magna cum laude). He holds an additional master degree in Canon Law (KU Leuven, magna cum laude, 2008) and obtained a Certificate in Private International and Comparative Law at the University of Vienna (Universität Wien, mit Auszeichnung, 2007). Johan obtained a Ph.D. in Law after the successful defense of his Ph.D. Thesis on "Consumer Protection during the Currency of the Credit Agreement" (KU Leuven 2014). In his dissertation, supervised by Prof. dr. Evelyne Terryn, he analyzed the rights and obligations of the contracting parties in case of revision and termination of credit agreements.

From September 2008 to August 2012 he was enrolled as a PhD researcher at the Study Centre of Consumer Law (KU Leuven). After which he was appointed as a tutor at the Institute for Property Law (KU Leuven). Since October 2013 he is an affiliated researcher at the research unit 'Consumer Competition Market'.

He has also been admitted as an attorney at law at the Brussels Bar Association since 2007. In 2014 he joined the Banking and Finance Department at Janson Baugniet, advising financial institutions on banking and financial law. He specializes in consumer and mortgage credit law.

He publishes regularly in Belgian and European Law Journals and is a speaker on both national as international conferences.

He is a member of the editorial board of DCCR (Droit de la Consommation/Consumentenrecht), a law journal in the field of consumer law, and the Jaarboek Kredietrecht, a Belgian law review on consumer credit law and over indebtedness.

 

Ms. Majo Werrebrouck

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Majo Werrebrouck is the administrative coordinator at the SCR and CEER. Since 1990 she has been working for Prof. Jules Stuyck as PA and since 2006 for Prof. Evelyne Terryn. She is also working for the Job Service employment office of the law faculty where she is responsible for the organisation of the summer internships and jobinterviews for the students on campus.

 

 

 

 

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