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Prof. Jacques HERBOTS


Born on 12 May 1937 in Tienen (Belgium)


Dr. Jur. (1960, KU Leuven), Bologna Centre of Johns Hopkins University (1961);

Professor emeritus and former dean (1993-1999), faculty of law KU Leuven;

Former professor at the university Lovanium (Kinshasa,Congo), University of Antwerp and Kings College, London;

Specialization: law of contracts, comparative law, Chinese law of contracts, African law.

Former member of the legislative section of the Belgian Conseil d'Etat (Raad van State);

Former deputy judge at the Court of Appeal in Brussels;

Former member of the Conseil Supérieur de la Justice (Hoge Raad voor de Justitie);


Lieutenant-colonel (Reserve, Infantry).


Honours: Commandeur in the order of Leopold II;

Franqui chair, university of Liège (1993).


Since his retirement he continues to teach at the International Faculty of Comparative Law (Strasbourg); member of CEPANI (Belgian Center for arbitration).

Olmendreef, 13, 3210 Linden, Belgium

Tel. 016/62.27.59


  • Last modified 21-09-2015