Cedric Vanleenhove

Cedric van Leenhove

Cedric Vanleenhove is parttime assistant professor of private international law. He also teaches private international law at the HEC Management School of the university of Liège.

Cedric studied law (2008, Ghent University), obtained an additional masters in intellectual property law (2009, Catholic University of Leuven) and an LL.M. in commercial law (2010, Cambridge University).

He wrote a PhD on the private international treatment of punitive damages (2015, Ghent University). During his doctoral period he undertook research stays at Oxford University and Harvard Law School. From 2015 to 2020 Cedric was a post-doctoral researcher in transnational law at Ghent University. He was granted a Van Calker Fellowship for research at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law and a Sutherland Fellowship for research at University College Dublin.

Cedric heads the private international law section of the Belgian law review TBH/RDC and combines his appointment with the role of legal advisor in private international law at the Federation of Belgian Notaries and with the position of secretary-general of the Flemish Sports Tribunal.