Yves ROSENOER was born on September the 3d of 1953 in Antwerp (Belgium).
He studied law at Antwerp University from October of 1971 till June of 1976 and is lawyer at the Brussels Bar since October of 1976.
He obtained the certificate of legal bilinguism (French-Dutch) and was awarded the first pleading price of the Judicial Columnists in 1982.
Yves Rosenoer was a substitute judge, first as a substitute Justice of the Peace and then as a substitute Counsellor at the Brussels Court of Appeal, between 1985 and 2005.
He is perfectly biligual French-Dutch, has an excellent active knowledge of English and Spanish and a good understanding of German.
At the bar his principal areas of practice are: contract and liability law, company law, tort law, insurance law, labour law, building law, assets and succession law, lease law, criminal law and litigation.
He is a member of Lexlitis Center, situated near the Grand Place of Brussels.Lexlitis Center is the principal office of the Lexlitis Group active in the four biggest Belgian cities(Brussels, Antwerp, Liège and Gent) and regrouping more than forty lawyers able to help their clients in all areas of Belgian and European law.
Yves Rosenoer was Commission President and member of the Governing Board of Union Internationale des Avocats (second worldwide association of lawyers) between 2000 and 2005.
He was President of the Commission for Reception, Information and Promotion of the International Relations of the Brussels Bar between September of 2006 till June of 2011.
He is a member of the European lawyers’ network United Legal Network and was President of ULN from January of 2008 till September of 2010.
Besides his activities as a lawyer and as a substitute judge, he was President of the Economic Development Commission and afterwards President of the Environmental Commission of the Universitary City of Ottignies Louvain-la-Neuve. He was also during twelve years a member of the Advising Commission for Building projects of Ottignies Louvain-la-Neuve.