Christine Mussche,

Partner Criminal Law

Christine Mussche succeeds in combining her years of experience as a criminal lawyer with a fresh perspective, and consistently demonstrates a keen interest in new subject matter relevant to criminal law, with a view to assisting her clients as comprehensively as possible. She works in criminal law in the broad sense and has particular expertise in

In the early years of her career, Christine Mussche specialized in juvenile law. She evolved direction criminal law through a fascination for human behaviour, the failure of that behavior and its causes. Her vision of humanity is a common thread through the honest way in which she assists victims and perpetrators of crime.

Christine Mussche knows how to combine years of experience as a criminal lawyer with a fresh perspective and she continues to enrich herself with new matters that are close to criminal law with the intention of assisting the client in the most complete way. She acts in criminal law in the broadest sense and has special expertise in criminal law sexual offences.

She is the first point of contact for all new cases.

Degrees and qualifications

Licentiate degree in law, Ghent University, 1984

Internships

Law firm Ignace Peckstadt

Experience

Registered at the Ghent Bar since 1984

Specialisations

Legal advice for perpetrators and victims of crime
General and specialised criminal law
Sex offences
Assize cases
Capital offences

Opinion & blog

Abuse in the Church

Languages

Dutch, French, English

Others

Member of the Council of the Order of the Ghent Bar.
Member of the Board of Directors of the vzw Restorative and Constructive Handling East Flanders.
Member of the Board of Directors of the non-profit association Touché.
Member of the Board of Directors of the Company Cecilia.
Member of the Board of Directors of the vzw Empathy.
Substitute judge at the Court of First Instance in Ghent.
Family mediator.

Contact

0032 (0)9 269 10 69
christine.mussche@vsadvocaten.be
personal assistant: Jeroen Adams, jeroen.adams@vsadvocaten.be – 0032 (0)9 269 10 62

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