Jürgen Vanpraet is specialized in public law.
For eight years he was associated with the law firms Laga, Publius and Eubelius. During this time he carried complex procedures in environmental law (incl. urban planning law) and public procurement law, and he treated multidisciplinary consultancy files for and in the public sector.
As a constitutional law scholar Jürgen has an exceptional expertise in the field of State reform and the distribution of powers between the Federal State, the communities and regions.
His book "De latente staatshervorming. De bevoegdheidsverdeling in de rechtspraak van het Grondwettelijk Hof en de adviespraktijk van de Raad van State" was awarded the Fernand Collin Prize for Law in 2012. This prize is awarded every two years to the most innovative law study in Belgium.
He is an attorney, member of the Bar of West Flanders.