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Philippe Van Dijck appointed as new partner

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Philippe Van Dijck as partner. He will continue to share his expertise in the Shipping &Transport, Commercial, and Litigation teams.

Ingrid Van Clemen (Head of Shipping & Litigation) about the nomination: "I am very happy to announce a new partner in our firm. Philippe started as my trainee in this firm and I am honored to see him take on this new role. It underlines the approach of our firm where we value our talents as much as our clients."

With Philippe as our new partner, Ambos Lawyers strengthens the team and continues to show its commitment to offering legal solutions for our clients.


Philippe Van Dijck is specialized in maritime, transport and commercial law. He assists clients with pre-litigation advice, settlement negotiations and representation before different Belgian courts.

In addition, Philippe advises national and international clients on complex commercial issues, shipping due diligence projects and other port-related topics. Philippe complements his practice with the drafting and negotiating of different commercial contracts.

Philippe has been with Ambos Lawyers since the start of his career in 2010. After successfully finishing his traineeship, he became a junior associate at the firm in 2013 and a senior associate in 2017. After his training he completed a secondment at an international shipping law firm in London (2014).

He obtained an LLM Degree in International Commercial Maritime Law (2010) from Swansea University (UK) after completing his Master of Law at the University of Antwerp (2009).

Philippe is a lecturer at the University of Antwerp, the Antwerp Maritime Academy, Portilog, APEC and IMCS Academy. He is also a board member of YoungShip Belgium.

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