You are here:

About us

We are an international law and tax firm with cross-border expertise in a wide range of sectors. Our specialists in Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands and Switzerland are recognised for their in-depth knowledge and unique approach, integrating tax and civil law.

Our unique approach: combining tax, civil law & notarial expertise

Tax and law are heavily intertwined. That is why we integrate these fields of expertise as much as needed. It results into high-end, extremely efficient solutions for our clients.

International focus

With four home markets – Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxemburg and Switzerland – and a network of offices in key financial centres around the world, we have a strong international focus. It leads to innovative solutions for domestic and international clients.

Cross-border expertise

Our international focus results into cross-border expertise. We advise our clients on how to structure funds, investments and management in order to create tax and legal efficiencies that helps their business ahead.

In-depth knowledge of business sectors

Our teams have long-lasting and in-depth knowledge of a variety of business sectors. By combining this knowledge with our international focus and tax & legal expertise, we provide our clients the best advice on a global level.

Banking & Finance

Our expertise encompasses Acquisition Finance, Asset Based Finance, Debt Capital Markets, Financial Litigation, Financial Regulatory, Fund Financing, Project Finance, Real Estate Finance and Restructuring.

Corporate / M&A

What challenges do you face? What is difficult and are hurdles in your market? Closing the deal in a merger or acquisition: to reach that point successfully, the legal structure needs to be impeccable.

Employment tax

Litigation & Risk Management

When doing business, disputes are sometimes unavoidable. Loyens & Loeff assists you resolving them in the most favorable and efficient way. Our lawyers have broad experience in dispute resolution and regularly represent clients in domestic and cross-border litigation, commercial arbitrations and criminal proceedings.

Tax

Mergers, acquisitions and internal reorganisations: that is our focus within tax advice. Our clients appreciate our in-depth knowledge on investment, European Law, transfer pricing and tax compliance.


What others say...

The Legal 500

Top scores in the Legal 500

As in previous years, we achieved the highest ranking in the category Tax in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Our Swiss office also received a tier 3 ranking for Commercial, Corporate and M&A and for Tax. Loyens & Loeff maintained its solid position and stays on top of the rankings in almost all categories. Legal 500 said Loyens & Loeff is praised for its: ‘strong and responsive’ tax department, for ‘always going the extra mile to make a transaction happen’ and ‘outstanding knowledge of EU regulatory and food law’ 

Chambers & Partners Europe 2019 - Loyens & Loeff

Top ranked in Chambers 2019

Loyens & Loeff holds on to its top ranking position as leading business law firm in the European Chambers. In the Tax category, we prolonged our band 1 ranking in all our Benelux offices. Our Swiss office is ranked in band 4 for the first time this year since opening in 2015. Chambers calls the Loyens & Loeff tax practice “Market-leading practice with offering a full range of tax services, focusing particularly on corporate structuring and investment management issues [..]. Considerable additional experience in tax litigation, indirect taxation and transfer pricing issues.”

Internatioal Tax Review

Tier 1 rankings in International Tax Review

In the Netherlands, Luxemburg and Belgium our firm received a tier 1 ranking stating we are highly praised by clients and peers. Our Swiss office in is ranked tier 3, bypassing tier 4. In addition, our Swiss office transfer pricing team has been awarded tier 2 in World Transfer Pricing.