Prof. dr. Joachim Meese is a doctor of Law (2005) and has a master’s degree in Criminology (1998). As from 2010 he works at the University of Antwerp. He teaches criminal procedural law and juvenile protection law. He is also a lawyer, admitted to the Bar of Ghent in 1999. As a lawyer, he is a managing partner at Van Steenbrugge Advocaten.