Lawyer at the Brussels Bar since 1992

Master in European Law 2000 from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Martine Risselin (BE) created a teaching course on French legal terminology in European Law for the Legal Service of European Commission aimed at the lawyers linguists of the new European Union Member States.

From then on, she has taught using her methodology to the employees of the European Institutions, lawyers in international offices and foreign diplomats assigned to Brussels.

She prepares candidates for EU admissions.

In September 2005, she became Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges :

  • within the introductory courses she teaches French legal terminology of European Law within the European Legal Studies Department
  • since September 2006, she has demonstrated her pleading abilities before several jurisdictions in the communications training Speak in public.
  • in November 2006, she created an original seminar The Uses of Diplomatic Protocol for the International Relations Department
  • in April 2007, she taught The Uses of Diplomatic Protocol to the students of College of Europe in Natolin (Warsaw)

Delocated to The Hague (NL) from February to April 2006, she created and delivered several seminars focusing on French Terminology in International Penal Law specially dedicated to the Office of Prosecutor International Criminal Tribunal (ICTY) of the United Nations.

In June 2007, in the context of the Portuguese EU Presidency, she lectured a conference in Lisbon on Legal French in European Law and International Relations for Portuguese Diplomats and Officials.

She has taught courses on Belgian Constitutional Law and European Institutions at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Commerciales located inside the campus of the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) and recently she has been awarded the post of Professor of International Private Law.


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