Evelyne Terryn studied law at the KU Leuven (summa cum laude, 1997), London (King’s College, 1996) and Oxford (New College, MJur, first, 1998). She obtained her Ph.D. at the K.U.Leuven in 2005 on ‘The right of withdrawal as an instrument of consumer protection’, which was awarded the Raymond Derine Prize for human sciences.
She is a professor at the K.U.Leuven since 2005 and she teaches commercial law, company law and consumer law. She started her career as a lawyer with Cleary, Gottlieb (1998-1999) and was a member of the Brussels bar from 1998 until 2002. She is a co-editor in chief of DCCR (Tijdschrift voor Consumentenrecht) and a member of the editorial board of the Dutch TvC.
She is a member of the Acquis group and was a member of the European Consumer Law Group and the Consumer Law Enforcement Forum. Her research focuses on (European) consumer law and European contract law, credit contracts and distribution contracts. She is co-editor (with J. Stuyck, H. Micklitz and D. Droshout) of the Ius Commune Casebook on Consumer Law (Hart, Oxford 2010). She was a visiting professor at the University of Amsterdam and the China EU School of Law (Beijing).