get to know marleen vaes

Marleen Vaes was born on the January 27th, 29157, is married and mother of three daughters and one granddaughter. She graduated from KULeuven in 1981 and became a laywer at the Bar of Leuven in the same year. 

 

Marleen is an accredited mediator since 1999 and co-founded Forum Bemiddeling Leuven in 2006.

 

Since 2009 she's been teaching mediation at the school for interns of the Bar of Leuven.

 

Since 2012 Marleen is part of a European network of Cross Border Family Mediators who mainly focus on mediation in parental child abduction cases. 

Since march 2020, she has also been trained and accredited as collaborative lawyer.

 

She regularly takes courses, trainings and workshops to keep up to date with the most recent developments in national and international legislation as well as in the areas of justice, mediation techniques, collaborative negotiation techniques, etc.  

 

Marleen also gives lectures and workshops on mediation and cross border mediation.