*s.c.r.l. Janson Baugniet (enterprise no. 0432.711.951)
Alter Cédric *
Cédric Alter (born 1972) graduated from the Brussels University School of Law in June 1995 (Lic. Juris, graduated magna cum laude, ULB, 1995).
Prior to joining Janson Baugniet as Partner as of 1 September 2007, Mr Alter was Special European Counsel at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP Brussels office (2005-2007), and an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (2002-2005) and Stibbe (1996-2002).
Mr Alter has gained significant experience of business law and contract law working for both Belgian and foreign clients.
He also regularly acts in judicial and arbitration proceedings (as counsel or arbitrator), and is a member of the Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (CEPANI and CCI).
Mr Alter was an assistant professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in the field of civil obligations and contract law from 1998 to 2012. In 2012 he became a professor of business law at the Solvay Brussels School of Economic and Management of ULB. He is the author or co-author of numerous publications in the field of contract law, as well as in banking law, insolvency and securities and guarantees. In 2010 he wrote a book on general banking law and recently co-author a book on the Belgian Business Continuity Act with Alain Zenner.
Chambers & Partners 2013 commented: "Clients say that Cédric Alter of Janson Baugniet 'picks up on the technicalities, understands the nuances of the process, and works well with local counsel'. He represented Oxycure in litigation with competitors up to the Supreme Court."
Chambers Global Guide 2014 stated: "Cédric Alter is a growing presence in the field of dispute resolution and has recently handled litigation and arbitration matters in Belgium and abroad; he acts as both counsel and arbitrator."
Legal 500 (2013) recommends Cédric Alter in banking and finance, dispute resolution, insolvency and restructuring.
Mr Alter's working languages are French and English.