Nicolas Lippens joins Loyens & Loeff Belgium as new Tax partner
Nicolas Lippens has joined Loyens & Loeff in Belgium as partner. Next to Natalie Reypens, Nicolas Bertrand, Marc Dhaene, Saskia Lust and Bert Gevers, he will be the sixth partner in the Tax practice group in Brussels where he will further strengthen our Tier 1 Tax capabilities in Belgium.
Marc Vermylen, Managing Partner of Loyens & Loeff Belgium: “We are very pleased to have Nicolas on board. He is a passionate and ambitious tax lawyer and we are convinced that his expertise will strengthen our firm’s mission statement, being one firm for law and tax”
Nicolas Lippens brings with him a wealth of experience having been a tax partner for more than 8 years at Linklaters in Brussels. Nicolas has built up an established track record and is recognised for his expertise in solving complex and strategic tax issues in Belgian and international matters, dealing with corporate tax matters, European tax law, corporate restructurings and tax aspects of investment vehicles.
He also represents clients in high-profile tax litigation against tax authorities and has obtained several first of a kind rulings. Nicolas is a member of the Brussels Bar, the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium, Legal and Tax Committee and a member of the Editorial Board of the “Tax Clicking” periodical.
Nicolas Lippens: "I am thrilled to take the next step of my career at Loyens & Loeff and to be a part of its Tier 1 Tax practice. My focus for the years to come is on building and maintaining trusted tax advisor client relationships."
Natalie Reypens, Tax Partner of Loyens & Loeff Belgium: "We are thrilled to welcome Nicolas within our team. With his extensive knowledge of many areas of Belgian and international tax law, we believe he is the perfect fit for our practice and look forward to combining our expertise and experience."
Nicolas is recognised and ranked as leading tax practitioner by multiple legal directories:
Thought Leader in Corporate Tax 2020 – Who’s Who Legal
Tax Leading Advisor – International Tax Review – World Tax
Chambers & Partners 2020 – Belgium – Tax
“Nicolas Lippens is admired by clients as a very knowledgeable lawyer on tax and corporate law who is proactive and very quick”
Natalie ReypensPartner Attorney at Law
Natalie Reypens, attorney at law, is a member of the Loyens & Loeff International Tax Services Practice Group and heads the Belgian Transfer Pricing Team. She is a partner in our Brussels office. She focuses on corporate and international tax law.T: +32 2 743 43 37 E: [email protected]