Full Professor at the Université catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Law and Criminology since 1998.
Director of the Centre de droit de la personne, de la famille et de son patrimoine (CeFAP).
Lecturer at the Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles, Brussels and at the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas.
Courses delivered (Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Law): Family law, Advanced issues in family law, Family Justice, Successions and wills, Matrimonial regimes.
Her research focuses on all aspects of family law, and more intensively in recent years on parentage, artificial reproduction techniques, surrogacy, … in a Belgian and comparative perspective. She has co-authored directed books on those topics.
She has also an intense professional practice of those questions as attorney at the Brussels Bar since 30 years, specialized in family law cases, and especially international family law cases such international divorces, child abductions cases, international surrogacies…