Business criminal law, Commercial law
Luchthaven Nationaal 1 J
Willem Henckens is a member of the Business criminal law team at Laga.
He has significant experience as a litigator, both in civil and criminal proceedings. Recent fraud and white collar crime highlights include the defence of a bank in criminal proceedings following the sale of complex financial products, defence of a listed company against insider trading charges (including litigation before the EU Court of Justice), and representing a local businessman in a media covered fraud case relating to alleged embezzlement of funds and parallel banking charges. He is also involved in the criminal proceedings brought after the state rescue of a leading Belgian bank as lawyer of one of the former senior bank executives.
Willem has published several articles on criminal and company law topics in leading law reviews.