Samuel De Winter obtained his LL.B. summa cum laude in 2015 and his LL.M. magna cum laude in 2017 at the University of Antwerp, twice ranking first in his class. He completed an advanced master in Notarial Law magna cum laude at the Free University of Brussels.
The Research Foundation - Flanders granted him a scolarship for his PhD, under promotorship of Nicolas Carette (professor property law) and Ingrid Opdebeek (professor administrative law), on the principle of equality of citizens vis-à-vis public burdens, from which the supreme Belgian courts recently derived a right to compensation for property restrictions in the public interest.
He is the author of multiple publications and a speaker at both national and international conferences on real estate law. He was also a member of the interuniversity team revising and codifying the legislation relating to the federal patrimonial documentation, a public procurement issued by the Belgian Federal Public Service FINANCE.