Nils Goeteyn



Nils’ practice focuses on maritime and transport law, both from a regulatory and litigation perspective. He also practises international and environmental law and has a strong interest in privacy issues.

Nils pleads regularly before the provincial and federal courts in Québec.
He is fluent in English, French and Dutch.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Barreau du Québec
  • Member, Canadian Maritime Law Association
  • Member, United Nations Association (Belgium)

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids Program, 2015-2016

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized with the "best oralist" Linklaters in the Belgian national competition of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2016
  • Equivalency program, McGill University, 2014
  • PhD, Ghent University, 2012
  • LLM (European law), Ghent University, 2007
  • LLM, Ghent University, 2006