Contact details: 

l’Arsenal, Bd Louis Schmidt 29 box 15, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

+32 2 742 70 44


French (native), English

Current occupation:

Senior associate in dispute resolution and arbitration, Fieldfisher (Brussels)

Professional experience:

Associate then Senior Associate in Dispute Resolution and Arbitration and member of the African Practice, Liedekerke (Brussels) (2019-2022); Junior associate, Clifford Chance (Brussels) (2014-2017).

Research and Teaching Assistant in Public International Law and EU law at UCLouvain (2018); Research assistant in EU Law at New York University School of Law (2014).

Internships: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton’s law firm (Brussels) (2012); the Assemblée Nationale and at the Conseil Constitutionnel (Paris) (2011).

Arbitration experience:

Esther acts as counsel in national and international arbitrations subject to various laws, and represents States and private companies in arbitration-related court proceedings (both investor-States and commercial arbitrations), mainly in setting aside proceedings, in complex arbitral award enforcement proceedings, and in coordinating multi-jurisdictional proceedings. Esther also acts as secretary of arbitral tribunals in high-stakes ICC arbitrations.

She works across a variety of sectors including in the energy, construction, banking and aviation sectors.