Charles Buytaert is a trilingual (Dutch, French and English) business lawyer with over ten years of experience in all aspects of domestic and cross-border commercial dispute resolution (including arbitration) and contract negotiations for Belgian as well as foreign clients across a broad spectrum of industries.
He enjoys extensive expertise in litigation concerning, amongst others, international sales agreements, M&A transactions, termination of distributorships, director’s liability, consultancy agreements, management agreements and non-compete clauses.
Prior to joining Janson, Charles developed his practice with Belgian boutique law firms and the American law firms Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and Jones Day.
He is a member of the Brussels Bar and the Brussels Chamber of Commerce.
Charles obtained his Master of Laws with honors at Ghent University where he participated in the prestigious “Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition”.