Extensive expertise in advising and representing clients in indirect tax matters, corporate investigations and compliance issues in various sectors including e-commerce, food & beverages and aerospace & defence has earned Bert a listing as a Global Thought Leader in ‘Trade & Customs – International Sanctions and as a leading indirect tax adviser by Indirect Tax Leaders guide.

He advises clients on international and domestic exchange of goods and services, performs internal scans and audits and represents clients before the European Commission, its advisory committees and the Court of Justice of the European Union. He is the co-founder and scientific coordinator of www.worldtradecontrols.com.

Contributions

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Memberships

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Brussels Bar (Nederlandstalige Orde van Advocaten), 2000
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Chairman, Global Legal Customs Association
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International VAT Club
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ABA Steering Committee of Export Controls and Economic Sanctions
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ICC Commission on Customs and Trade Facilitation
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Amcham Indirect Tax Taskforce
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AT+ICA
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Qualifications

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Law degree, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), 1999

What others say

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Ranked as 'Highly regarded'
International Tax Review - Indirect Tax (2022)
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Ranked as Global Elite Thought Leader
Who's Who Legal - Trade & Customs - International Sanctions (2021)
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Bert Gevers is a “go-to for Belgium work” according to sources who note he is “very much on top of things - he’s excellent on export control, customs and sanctions work”.
Who's Who Legal - Trade & Customs - International Sanctions (2021)
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Peers highlight Bert Gevers as "the best there is - he's a top sanctions/trade practitioner in Belgium". He is considered "the first port of call for European issues" and also possesses "prolific US sanctions knowledge".
Who's Who Legal - Trade & Customs - International Sanctions (2021)
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Ranked as 'Highly regarded'
International Tax Review - Indirect Tax (2021)
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