Drita Dushaj  obtained her law degree from ULB  in 2002 .

Since 2002 , she has been a lawyer at the French-speaking bar in Brussels and, alongside a general practice, has specialized in private international law, family law, criminal law and foreigners’ law. She is a member of the “criminal”, “family” and “foreigners” sections of the French Order of Lawyers of the Brussels Bar.

Since 1995 , she has held a degree in information and communication / journalism option.

Since 2007 , in collaboration with the International Red Cross and the Belgian Red Cross, it has contributed to the dissemination, development and respect of International Humanitarian Law ,

From 2007 to 2017 , she served as a policy expert at the International Criminal Court.

From 2017 to 2020 , she was a substitute jurisconsult at the European Court of Human Rights.

Trained in mediation, she obtained certification as a mediator approved by the Federal Commission and she practices mediation and other amicable methods of conflict resolution such as collaborative law on a daily basis.

She is a member of APNU (the Association for the United Nations / promotion of the UN in Belgium).

She has participated as a speaker in various training courses and conferences on human rights and has published on these subjects.

Drita Dushaj works in French, German, English, Albanian.

She has a good command of Serbo-Croatian and Russian and a passive knowledge of Italian, Dutch and Arabic.

  • Private International Law :
    • Personal law: (inheritance, divorce, adoption, recognition of foreign civil status documents, etc.)
    • International child travel,
    • European law.
    • International and European social law
  • Family law : 
    • Separation, (childcare, food contribution, food relief, etc.)
    • Divorce (alimony after divorce, liquidation-sharing, etc.)
    • Filiation, (search for paternity, recognition of a child, etc.)
    • Adoption, internal and international
    • Collaborative family law, mediation,
  • Criminal Law : 
    • Penal procedure,
    • Criminal law of business affairs,
    • Offenses and crimes, detention etc.,
    • European arrest warrant, extradition,
    • Fines, driving violations, rehabilitation etc.
  • International criminal law : 
    • Involvement in genocides,
    • Crimes against humanity,
    • War crimes,
    • Appearance before international courts, etc.
  • Civil law & liability  law :
    • Leases (commercial lease, professional lease and residential lease)
    • Formation or execution of contracts
    • Debt recovery
    • Road accident, school accident, medical accident, etc.
    • Parental responsibility,
  • Foreigners’ law : 
    • Working license, 
    • Asylum requests,
    • Regularization and establishment in Belgium,
    • Family reunion,
    • Acquisition of nationality, etc.

Drita Dushaj – “Citizens, Metics and Barbarians”, Org. Royal Academy, November 19, 2013, dir. J. FIERENS;

Drita Dushaj – Foreigners’ Law, Brussels, Bruylant {coll. UB3, 2012, pp.143-191}. “Access of foreigners to justice”, in S. BODART (coord.),

Drita Dushaj – The Charter {coll. Law in motion, 2012, pp. 133-156}.etc.) “The Roma facing foreigners’ rights”, in J. FIERENS (dir.)

Drita Dushaj – The Charter {coll. Law in motion – the Roma facing the law in Belgium. Proceedings of the study day of April 26, 2011, organized under the aegis of the Interdisciplinary Center for Children’s Rights, Brussels.