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List of notable or famous lawyers from Belgium, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in Belgium and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to Belgium. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Belgian lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from Belgium is included when available.

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This historic lawyers from Belgium list can help answer the questions "Who are some Belgian lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from Belgium?" These prominent lawyers of Belgium may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Belgian lawyers.

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Bart Staes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lawyers from Belgium
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Bart Hubert Wilfried Marcel Staes, is a Belgian politician and a Member of the European Parliament for Flanders. He is a member of Groen, part of the European Greens. He sits in The Greens–European Free Alliance transnational political group together with MEPs for the GreenLeft. After studying in Brussels and qualifying as a teacher, Staes turned to politics, beginning his political career in the Volksunie, which later became Spirit. Following the formation of the electoral alliance between Spirit and the Socialistische Partij Anders in 2002, Staes moved to join Agalev. He has been a Member of the European Parliament continuously since 1999, at first for the Volksunie, later Spirit and now ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Birthplace: Izegem, Belgium

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Bruno Dayez

Bruno Dayez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lawyers from Belgium
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Age: 58

Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Karel De Gucht is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawyers from Belgium
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Karel Lodewijk De Gucht is a Belgian politician who has been the European Commissioner for Trade since February 2010 until 31 October 2014. Previously, he served as Belgium's Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2004 to 2009 and as the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response from 2009 to 2010. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 64

Birthplace: Overmere, Berlare, Belgium

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Paul Spaak is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lawyers from Belgium
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Paul Spaak was a Belgian lawyer and playwright. Born in Ixelles, Spaak graduated in law at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 1894. On 22 July 1894, he married Marie Janson, daughter of Paul Janson. The couple had four children, of whom Paul-Henri Spaak, later Belgian Prime Minister like his uncle Paul-Emile Janson, was the most famous. Paul Spaak was a member of Royal Academy of Belgium from 19 August 1920 until 8 May 1936. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 65 (1871-1936)

Birthplace: Netherlands, Eurasia, European Netherlands, Belgium, North Brabant, + more

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