University of Utrecht (Master of Laws, 1983). University of Michigan Law School (Master of Laws, 1984. Doctor of Juridical Science, 1986).
Intern with the AntiDumping Division, Commission of the European Communities, 1983.
Working as a partner of VAN BAEL & BELLIS. Admitted to the bar, in Belgium).
Member Utrecht Bar Association.
Married Ji Ae Kim, Apr.7, 1990. 1 children: Juni, Alix.