Band 1 rankings in Chambers Europe 2021
We hold on to our top ranking position as leading business law firm. In the Tax category, we prolonged our Band 1 ranking in all our Benelux offices. Our tax practice in Belgium is a highly regarded firm for contentious and non-contentious matters. Particularly active on transfer pricing, double tax treaties and the taxation of employee benefits. Boasts a strong indirect tax practice, assisting with VAT, excise duties and international trade tax. Has clients from a range of sectors, including retail, healthcare, automotive and financial services. Our Energy practice is also know for its impressive expertise in the corporate and financing aspects of energy development projects. Frequently offers support in the renewable energy sector, advising on solar power and both onshore and offshore wind projects. Assists with regulatory matters, including subsidy mechanisms, permits and taxation. Clients include financing consortia, individual banks and offshore developers. This year our Real Estate team joins Band 1. The Real Estate team is highly skilled and partner with their clients in all stages of their investments in real estate assets – from the design and implementation of the investment structure to the development, acquisition, hold period and disposal of the assets. They combine legal, tax and regulatory expertise and commit to offer integrated and business oriented services at all stages of the investment, including in contentious matters.