The Brussels lawyer Michel Graindorge died on Sunday afternoon, at the age of 75. He passed away in the Saint Elisabeth hospital in Uccle, where he had been undergoing treatment for the past year, his family told Belga. He had a doctorate in law and a degree in criminology (ULB). Michel Graindorge had been a lawyer with the Brussels Bar since 1965.
Often said to be a “committed lawyer”, he notably defended Roberto D’Ozario, Father Samuel, and Baron Benoît de Bonvoisin. He also took part in the civil court cases involving the Brabant killers and the families of the paracommandos killed in Rwanda.
He had two sons and a daughter, the violinist and comedian Catherine Graindorge.