Gillis Lindemans

Gillis Lindemans is a PhD fellow of the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Commercial and Insolvency Law at KU Leuven. He is currently working on a doctoral thesis under the supervision of Professor Joeri Vananroye.

Previously, he worked as an attorney at the Brussels bar (Clifford Chance) and as a teaching assistant at the Institute for Civil Procedure at KU Leuven.

Research interests

Gillis’s research interests include commercial law, company law and insolvency law. The topic of his doctoral thesis is the regulation of voidable transactions (also known as the actio pauliana) in legal entities. The research project aims to design an elaborated Belgian legal framework in relation to voidable transactions, as a necessary complement to an increasingly deregulated company law.

His publication list can be found here. His posts on the Corporate Finance Lab can be found here.


  • KU Leuven and Tilburg University, Master of Laws, Research Master 2013 (magna cum laude)
  • New York University School of Law, Exchange Program 2012
  • KU Leuven, Bachelor of Laws 2011 (magna cum laude)