Mia Wouters graduated in law from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven), obtained a special degree in Maritime and Air Law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (U.L.B.), a Certificate of Port Sciences from the Universiteit Gent and holds a Masters Degree (LLM) from the Institute of Air and Space Law of the McGill University, Montreal.
Mia is a Director of the European Aviation Club, and serves on the Committee of the UK based Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) Brussels Branch. She also serves as an Officer of the Aviation Committee – International Bar Association (I.B.A.).
She is one of the founding members of the International Aviation Women’apos;s Association (I.A.W.A.) and a member of various air law associations. In 2006 she was appointed to serve as the Belgian judge to the European Nuclear Energy Tribunal in Paris under the OECD’s Nuclear Energy Agency.
Mia has broadly published on aviation and aviation related matters such as ground-handling, CRS and passenger rights and has been involved in several reports drawn up for the European Commission.
She is regularly requested to be a guest lecturer on aviation law and has addressed several conferences worldwide on air transportation. Subsequent to having been in charge of the practical courses in air law at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven) and the Universiteit Antwerpen (ITTMA) Mia is currently an invited professor in Air Law at the Universiteit Gent.
Dutch-speaking, Mia also handles files in English and French.
In the aviation sector, Mia’s practice revolves around the representation and advising of airlines, insurance companies and loss adjusters, a Computer Reservation System, ground-handlers and other transportation-related businesses before the Belgian courts and the European Commission. She is thus actively involved in the full range of legal issues arising in the commercial, contractual or regulatory field, while focusing on aviation, tourism, competition and e-commerce.