Hendrik Vandekerckhove obtained his KU Leuven Master of Laws in 2014. In 2015, he obtained an LLM in public international law, specialising in international criminal law, from Utrecht University. While studying in the Netherlands, he also participated in the Philip C. Jessup moot court competition. In the framework of that competition, he was awarded the prize for best speaker, during the national finals.
Hendrik holds several certificates that allow him to assist clients during interrogations and criminal proceedings before the Cour de Cassation. Furthermore, he has experience in summary proceedings, proceedings in cases of extreme urgency and proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights.