- Attorney at law
Ariane is a member of the Belgian Real Estate Practice Group and of the Benelux Investment Management/Funds Team.
Ariane has a broad practice of counselling and litigating in real estate matters, with a focus on rights in rem and real estate taxation (both direct and indirect taxation, including for PPP). She has particular experience in structuring real estate investments and financing, and is regularly involved in real estate transactions (portfolios, share deals, sale & lease back, (re)financing), handling deals from initial offer or term sheet to closing.
Ariane also specialises in Belgian corporate income tax and withholding taxes, as well as in (the compliance of domestic legislation with) European tax law and Constitutional tax law.
She is listed as a tier 1 "Next Generation Lawyer" in the Legal500 EMEA 2017 guide.
Ariane has been a member of the Brussels Bar (since 2001), of the International Bar Association (since 2008) and of the International Fiscal Association (since 2014).
Ariane holds a Law degree from the Université catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 2001). She also holds a Graduate degree in Tax from the EHSAL-Fiscale Hogeschool (Brussels, Belgium, 2003) and a Master’s Certificate in Tax Management from the Solvay Business School (Brussels, Belgium, 2005). She has made real estate and real estate financing her particular focus and has been awarded certificates for the Real Estate Executive Program of the Solvay Business School (2008) and for the Summer Institute in Real Estate Finance and Investment from the New York University (2008). She also holds the Certificate in Public Finance organised jointly by the Université catholique de Louvain and the Université de Liège.