Benjamin Vande Casteele

Benjamin Vande Casteele


    • Insolvency law
    • Banking law
    • Corporate law
    • Contract law


    • Partner at Essenzia Advocaten (since 2020)
    • Staff lawyer bij Essenzia Advocaten (2019)
    • Partner at law firm Vande Casteele (2017-2018)
    • Staff lawyer at Essenzia Advocaten (2014-2016)
    • Staff lawyer at Ardent Advocaten (2012-2013)
    • Credit Officer at BNP Paribas Fortis (2010)
    • Trainee lawyer at Ardent Advocaten (van 2009 tot 2012) with attorney Luc Van Braekel as mentor

    Education and training

    • Thorough training in company law at the Fiscale Hogeschool Brussel (Brussels Tax College) (2020
    • Interuniversity training programme as receiver-liquidator (2009 and 2013)
    • Master of Law degree from Ghent University (2009)
    • Bachelor’s degree in business management (finance and insurance) from Karel de Grote Hogeschool in Antwerp (2004)


    Belgian, born 9 September 1983

    Member of the Antwerp Order of Lawyers since 2009

    Receiver in the Commercial Court of Antwerp (2016) and Turnhout (2020)


    Mother tongue: Dutch

    Fluent: French and English

    Basic knowledge: German

    Passionate about


    Blues Music