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Katherine Jonckheere



England & Wales, 2021
New York, 2015
Brussels, 2013 (inactive)


Belgian, British


Dutch , English , French


9 Cloak Lane, London,
United Kingdom


+44 20 3880 1540

Katherine Jonckheere joined LALIVE in 2022 and specialises in international commercial and investment arbitration. She has acted as counsel in a number of arbitrations governed by a variety of arbitration rules (including ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICSID and UNCITRAL) and applicable laws, across several sectors including energy and mining, and construction.

Before joining LALIVE, Katherine worked as an associate at Three Crowns LLP in London (2015-2022) and as a legal counsel at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (2014-2015). She originally trained as a Belgian lawyer at the Brussels Bar (2010-2013).

She is a member of various professional associations, and is currently co-chair of CEPANI40, the below-40 organisation of the Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (CEPANI). She also serves as a Regional Representative for Young ICCA, a leading arbitration knowledge network for young practitioners and students under the auspices of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), and on the Advisory Board of CyberArb, an initiative for cybersecurity in international arbitration.

Katherine obtained her LL.M. from Stanford Law School and her law degree from Ghent University, having also spent one semester studying at the American University (Washington College of Law). She is fluent in English and Dutch, and proficient in French.

CEPANI40’s Meet the Experts!

19/01/2023 Brussels Katherine Jonckheere Moderator

Stanford International Arbitration Association (SIAA) Inaugural Arbitration & Technology Conference

31/03/2022 Online Katherine Jonckheere Speaker : Debate – This house believes that arbitration is the best way to settle tech-related disputes

For more information, see the program