Yoeri Deckers graduated with a law degree from the KU Leuven (1996), and subsequently obtained a DEA in private law from the Université Montpellier (1997).
Since 1997, he has been registered as a lawyer at the Bar of Leuven and is a partner in the law firm Legrand Advocaten.
He deals with matters such as construction law, public procurement, real estate, liability law, insurance law, contract law, energy law, and corporate law.
Yoeri is also a member of the Council of the Bar Association at the Bar of Leuven (chairman of the Insurance Committee). He is a member of the Insurance Lawyers and the Belgian Construction Law Association, and holds a directorship at the non-profit association Oved.
His language knowledge includes Dutch, French and English.