Charlotte Donck

Staff member
Criminal law

Charlotte Donck is passionate about criminal law in all its facets. With a strong sense of justice, she strives for a fair trial for each client and the best possible final result.

In 2015, Charlotte graduated as Master of Laws at KU Leuven. Immediately afterwards, she started her internship at the Antwerp law firm GSJ advocaten. In February 2021, Charlotte joined the law firm Van Steenbrugge Advocaten, where she initially worked in the corporate law department and further specialised in cases concerning private banking and credit law, attachment law and insolvency law. In mid-March 2022, Charlotte took a new turn in her career. She was given the opportunity to strengthen the firm's criminal law team. Under the guidance of Mr Van Steenbrugge, she has been handling various cases within criminal law since then

Degrees and qualifications

Master of Laws, KU Leuven 2015
Erasmus, Université de La Rochelle, France, 2013 – 2014
Postgraduate training in mediation, University of Antwerp, 2020-2021


GSJ lawyers in Antwerp


Registered at the Antwerp Province Bar from 2015 to February 2021
Registered at the Ghent Bar since February 2021


General and specialised criminal law
Legal advice for perpetrators and victims of crime
Punishment and internment
Banking and financial law
Attachment law
Insolvency law (bankruptcy, judicial reorganization and collective debt settlement)

Opinion & blog

The forgiveness of the bankrupt: curse or blessing? 
The personal bankruptcy of the director: a fresh start or a cold shower? 


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0032 (0)9 269 10 69
personal assistant: Aurélie Depré, – 0032 (0)9 269 10 63