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Isabelle SLAETS

Isabelle SLAETS

Allemand, Français et Anglais



MASTER OF LAWS – Catholic University of Leuven (2014)  

Student with status of full time worker 

BACHELOR OF LAWS – University of Hasselt (2012)  

Student with status of full time worker

Main coursework: Criminal Law and European & International law


BUISSERET-MARY Law Firm Brussels Aug2014-present Junior Associate & Lawyer 

preparing criminal cases from A to Z for a well-known Belgian criminal lawyer: meetings with clients; analysing a criminal file; pinpointing the  relevant factual and procedural elements within a limited time scheme; conducting exhaustive study of Belgian and European/International  legislation, jurisprudence and doctrine; developing legal argumentation in conclusions, pleading before a court, evaluating result and study  judgements and advising on appeal.  

main cases: general criminal law, financial law, major tax customs offenses, cybercrime and money laundering, incl. media sensitive  cases 

successfully pleaded before the court of Assizes (highest criminal court)  

providing with risk assessments and legal opinions enhancing both legal knowledge and business management skills conducting effective client relationship management, incl. assisting with business proposals, dealing with highly sensitive information and  invoicing 

managing overall administration, organisation and schedule-management enforcing office management skills, incl. computer skills

FACILICOM Antwerp Feb2013-Feb2014  Business Consultant Facilitary Services (Outsourcing)  

balanced multiple responsibilities of a business advisor for various large enterprises while conducting legal studies as a work student enhancing independence and efficient work method skills 

consulted on administrative office support tasks in accordance with the guidelines set out by our client 

conducted effective client relationship management 

assisted with logistic support, incl. scheduling and planning of meetings and seminars 

analysed points for improvement regarding the organisational structure of the receptions and provided with ideas for innovation

ISABEL Brussels Jul2012 Trainee Legal Department 

assisted with legal advice on (client and suppliers) contracts  

database organisation 

conducted due diligence and legal research updating in-house legal library with new relevant jurisprudence and doctrine on IT-law 


VOLUNTEERING “KUNTANG DAFERO” Gambia summer 2012 Title 

assisted with the start-up and development of an educational project for over 50 children 

managed fundraising efforts for the project  

negotiated with local leaders and administrations enhancing communication, networking and negotiation skills encouraged basic education by providing literacy courses, pedagogical daytime activities and coaching