Loyens & Loeff

Melissa Claessens

  • Attorney at law
  • Associate

Melissa is a member of the Loyens & Loeff  Employment & Benefits Practice Group in Belgium.

She joined Loyens & Loeff in 2018.

Melissa has been registered at the Antwerp Bar since 2013. In 2018 she became a member at the Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten of the Brussels Bar.

Prior to joining Loyens & Loeff, Melissa worked as a lawyer for a tax law firm in Antwerp since 2013.

Melissa has acquired experience within general taxation and in particular with HR tax related issues. She is familiar with both advice and litigation with the tax authorities. She also assists Belgian taxpayers with the preparation and filing of their (non)resident income tax return.

Melissa represents Belgian and international private clients, SMEs and multinationals.


Melissa holds a Master in Corporate Law from the KU Leuven (Belgium, 2016). She obtained a Graduaat in de Fiscale Wetenschappen  at the Fiscale Hogeschool Brussel (Belgium, 2014-2015).
Melissa obtained her Masters of Law at Universiteit Antwerpen (Belgium, 2013).


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