Carlo Van Acker obtained his Master of Laws at the University of Antwerp ( UA) in 1990. During his master studies, his choice of studies was determined mainly by civil law and criminal law. (in-depth studies) After a 20-year career at the Antwerp Bar, he spent the last 11 years specialising in the judicial protection of natural minors and adults. As a professional administrator, he holds many mandates within the Justice of the Peace courts in the judicial district of Antwerp. He also advises and defends the interests of private individuals in questions and disputes concerning family law, rent, insurance and collective debt procedure.