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public international law
& dispute resolution

Public International Law

Dispute Resolution

Legal Practice

Nicolas Angelet has acted as counsel for States and corporations in various international investment cases. He also represents international organizations, the Belgian Government and foreign States from the Americas, Africa and Europe, as well as corporate clients before domestic courts in Belgium and abroad, PCA inter-State arbitration, the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights, the European Court of Justice, the UN Human Rights Committee and subsidiary organs of the UN Security Council.

“Nicolas’ analysis of complex legal issues has all the rigour of a top practitioner coupled with the technical background of an academic.” WWL

Research & Publications

Nicolas Angelet is professor of International Law at the ULB (Université libre de Bruxelles) and is regularly invited at foreign universities. He contributes to multiple publications and is a regular speaker at conferences worldwide.

“He always keeps an eye on the bigger picture, bringing key insights to the case and the strategy” WWL

Key facts

  • Member of the Brussels bar
  • Associate Tenant of Doughty Street Chambrers, London
  • Member of the ICSID panel of conciliators (appointed by Belgium)
  • Member of the ICSID panel of arbitrators (appointed by Burundi)
  • President of the Belgian Society of International Law
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Updates & news



Improving Access to Justice for All

On 7 and 8 March, the Belgian Presidency of the Council of European Union organised the 7th…

Nicolas Angelet joins Ghent University’s Law Faculty and GRILI

I'm thrilled to announce that I am joining Ghent University's Law Faculty and the Rolin-Jaequemyns…
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ITLOS advisory proceedings on the oceans and climate change

I had the privilege to appear on behalf of the Democratic Republic of the Congo…