Alain Laurent Verbeke is Full Professor of Private Law & ADR at KU Leuven, where he chairs the Rector Dillemans Family Property Law Institute and co-chairs the Institute for Contract Law and the Center for Notary Law. At the Faculty of Psychology, he co-chairs LCM, the Leuven Center for Collaborative Management. Furthermore, he is Professor of Private and Comparative Law at Tilburg University and Professor of Law at Católica Global School of Law in Lisbon. Since 2007 he also is Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He is Founding and Senior Partner of Greenille by Laga Deloitte Private, a private client practice with focus on UHNWI and family business. As attorney, he is specialized in complex international estate planning and is an authority in Family & Business Dynamics, facilitating processes of family communication and governance. As a negotiator and mediator, he deals with inheritance, divorce and family business conflicts, and regularly acts as an arbitrator in contracts and estate planning cases.