Founding Partner – Geert G.R. Lenssens is one of the top litigators of his generation in Belgium. He is the leading partner in the Brussels based law firm SQ- WATT .He is co founder – former director and active member of the network LNA (London) , member of the board of Global Justice Network GJN (Switzerland) and member of the commission litigation of the UIA (Paris).
As an experienced litigator and lawyer he has a + 30 year expertise in national and international litigation and he also has a long expertise as a Deputy Judge (Commercial Court ) and as a business mediator. This experience results in an exceptional expertise creating a three – dimensional view on legal issues. His law practice areas include all types of white collar crime and fraud, banking, insurance, corporate and commercial claims, as well as mass actions and class actions in which he successfully recovered considerable compensations for his clients (companies or consumers) or protected companies from liability issues.
He is widely considered as an expert on fraud, assisting his clients discretely to prevent fraud, to discover fraud, or to recover after fraud. Geert Lenssens is the driven type of lawyer with ADR in mind and considering the strategy and the psychological approach to be as important as the legal approach in order to create the best solutions and results for his clients.
Geert is and has been involved in some of the largest mass claims against big companies such as the Dieselgate Volkswagen case, the FNG files, the LHSP case, the Citibank case, the Delta Lloyd case, the Fortis case, the ARCO case and recently the PFOS – PFAS case representing thousands of claimants. He deals with all aspects of contentious and non-contentious work and advises companies and their boards often on a permanent but discrete basis.
Geert is a member of the Brussels Bar, member of the B – Mediation Institute in Brussels specialized in international arbitration and mediation and member of the Brussels international business club Merode. Geert is also member of various other national and international institutions and organisations. He is also author of a non fiction book on international fraud, a publicist in newspapers and magazines and as such an opinion maker.
He loves contemporary art, trees, cats, havana’s and taj chi and he is a foodie and a devoted wine aficionado.