Gauthier Fiévet

Gauthier Fiévet

Knowledge Lawyer

Gauthier supports the litigation practice of our firm by providing high-quality legal research, analysis, and advice on complex and emerging issues in various sectors, such as commercial law, real estate, civil liability, insolvency, banking law, and energy.

He also develops and maintains knowledge resources, such as precedents, templates, guides, and newsletters, to enhance the efficiency and consistency of our legal services and to keep our lawyers and clients updated on the latest developments and best practices.

Gauthier has a strong academic background and experience in litigation and contracts. He has been a litigation attorney since 2013, representing and advising clients in complex and diverse disputes before courts, as well as in pre-litigation and settlement negotiations. He has extensive experience in handling cases involving contractual breaches, property rights, tort claims, insolvency proceedings, banking disputes, and energy regulation. He has been a teaching and research assistant (40%) from 2013 to 2020 at UCLouvain (under the supervision of P. Wéry). Gauthier is the author of various publications on contract law, real estate and new technologies in leading journals and books and regularly speaks at conferences.

Gauthier holds a master degree in law from UCLouvain (magna cum laude) and participated in a LLM program for six-month at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (Sacramento, California) where he studied the U.S. commercial law, IP law, contract law and legal procedure.

Published Work

  • Bref propos sur la durée et la résiliation unilatérale du contrat d'entreprise, in Liber Amicorum Denif Philippe (A. Strowel & G. Minne), Bruxelles, Larcier, 2022, pp. 1243 - 1280
  • La clause d’exclusivité et la clause pénale dans le contrat d’intermédiation immobilière, note sous Civ. Namur (7e ch.), 10 novembre 2017, R.G.D.C., 2021/1, pp. 41-46.
  • La vente immobilière en viager en tant que contrat aléatoire , in Revue du notariat belge, 2019, pp. 609-628.
  • Les régimes particuliers de cession de contrat en droit belge,  in La transmission des obligations en droit français et en droit belge, (sous la dir. de P. Wéry et P. Jourdain), Larcier, 2019, pp. 1073-1164.

Speaking Engagements

  • "Le contrat d’intermédiation immobilière – Focus sur les commissions", CEFIM, October to November 2019
  • Liège – Bruxelles – Namur – Nivelles, October to November 2019
  • "Les réformes du bail en région wallonne", Colloque "Actualités en droit civil", Conférence du Jeune Barreau de Tournai, 10/05/2019
  • "La formation du contrat d’intermédiation immobilière : aspects contractuels et responsabilités", Colloque  "Actualités en droit des contrats spéciaux", Louvain-la-Neuve, 7/02/2019
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.