Sven Vernaillen graduated in law from the
University of Antwerp (1997). He has been a lawyer at the Bar of Antwerp since
1 October 1997 and a lawyer/partner with GSJ advocaten since 2005.
Sven specialises in general administrative law and
public law. In the course of his career, he has become an expert in soil law,
eminent domain law, expropriations, public contracts, concessions and energy
He has helped many government agencies and
public-law institutions prepare and implement their public infrastructure and
real estate projects.
Sven has acted as mediator in the context of
administrative issues since 2014 and has for many years been giving courses at
SYNTRA Flanders on general and advanced public and administrative law. In
addition to giving lectures, training courses and seminars, Sven is the
co-author of various legal publications.