Hakim Boularbah specializes in the field of complex and international dispute resolution. He is recognized as an expert in civil and commercial litigation and arbitration at national, European and international levels.
Hakim has broad experience both as arbitrator and as counsel in national and international arbitrations (CEPANI, ICC, OHADA, ad hoc, ...), especially in shareholders disputes or in post-acquisition claims.
He is frequently appointed as arbitrator by the ICC, the CEPANI or the Court of First instance of Brussels. He is also one of the most renowned expert in Belgium when it comes to enforcement of arbitral awards, especially against sovereigns.
He has been regularly invited to speak in conferences on arbitration organized by the CEPANI or by Francarbi.
Hakim is Professor of Dispute Resolution Law at the University of Liège (ULg). He is the author of numerous books and publications on judicial law, private international law and arbitration.
He holds a law degree (1996) and a Ph.D. (2007) from the University of Brussels (ULB).
Hakim has been with Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick since 2003 and made a Partner in 2009. He heads up the Litigation and Arbitration Practice