our team

government and public sector

our team

government and public sector

Exelia is a team. Not an empty catchword or concept but an actual team. Exelia decided that it would be and remain a human scaled undertaking, focused on the efficient contribution of its members and a constant care for high quality legal services. The distribution of responsibilities and roles within the firm was thought out in order to allow each member’s abilities to be exploited at their best and in the client’s best interest. Beyond the individuals who compose it, this is a team that we are proud of introducing you to.

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Jean-Marc Wolter

Jean-Marc Wolter

attorney since 1981, took part in the firm’s creation in 1989. He is recognised by the Brussels Bar as a specialist in public procurements and tendering, and in public and administrative law. He is in charge of the administrative law team. Jean-Marc WOLTER is also responsible for the firm’s “Quality Management”. Jean-Marc WOLTER regularly publishes and gives conferences.

jean.marc.wolter@exelia.be

Expertise: government and public sector.

Practice areas: General public law and, in particular, public procurement and tendering law, public authorities’ liability law, environmental law.

Véronique Christiaens

Véronique Christiaens

attorney at the firm since 2008 – partner since January 2021- and member of the Brussels Bar (Dutch speaking Association). She developed an expertise in public procurement law, an area in which she regularly publishes alongside Jean-Marc WOLTER.

veronique.christiaens@exelia.be

Expertise: government and public sector, intellectual property.

Practice areas: Public procurement law, public law, public authorities liability law, environmental law.

Brice Anselme

Brice Anselme

attorney at the firm since 2019, he previously worked within the administration as a counsel specialised in public procurements and tendering. He is specialised in public procurement law, a field within which he gives lectures and publishes regularly. He is more generally trained in public law, administrative law, European public law, and human rights law.

brice.anselme@exelia.be

Expertise: commercial and non-profit undertakings, government and public sector.

Practice areas: Public procurements and tendering, institutional public law, administrative law, European public law, competition law, human rights law and debt recovery.

Milena Avetisian

Milena Avetisian

Attorney since 2019, Milena joined Exelia in 2020. She previously worked as an in-house lawyer specializing in commercial and corporate law.
She regularly takes part in civil, commercial and corporate law cases. She is also developing her expertise in debt recovery litigation and public liability law.

milena.avetisian@exelia.be

Expertise: commercial and non-profit undertakings, government and public sector.

Practice areas: Civil law, commercial law, company and association law, debt collection, public liability law
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Marnix De Smedt

Marnix De Smedt

Attorney since 2020, he joined Exelia the same year.
Previously, he has been the legal director of a para-regional organization and the head of procurement for a Brussels municipal non-profit organization. He holds an additional master’s degree in environmental law and public property law. He has also been a scientific collaborator at the Centre de droit des obligations at UCL from 2008 to 2015. In this context, he has published articles and participated in numerous collective publications and colloquia, mainly in the field of rental leases and property sales.

marnix.de.smedt@exelia.be

Expertise: government and public sector.

Practice areas: Public procurement, real estate law, property law, construction law, mortgage and consumer credit, consumer law, GDPR.

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Arnaud Babut de Marès

Attorney since 2006, Arnaud joined Exelia in 2019. He has developed a particular expertise in recovery of disbursements by public authorities in the context of their direct action against the third party responsible for the accident of one of their employees and in disputes relating to accidents at work in the public sector brought before the labor courts.

arnaud.babut@exelia.be

Expertise: government and public sector.

Practice areas: Liability law, insurance law, road traffic law, damage compensation, criminal law.

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