Christian's experience covers a broad range of (inter)national corporate tax issues, including inward investments, holding and financing structures, corporate restructurings, corporate and structured finance projects, M&A and IP taxation. He advises private clients on wealth optimisation techniques. He assists corporate and individual clients in their dispute resolution process (from audit to litigation). He is consistently ranked as a leading tax lawyer in Belgium by Chambers & Partners (Europe) and The Legal 500 EMEA (Hall of Fame). Christian is a regular speaker and has written extensively on tax-related subjects.

Christian is recognised as leading individual in the category 'Hall of Fame - Tax'  by the Legal 500 EMEA. He is listed as expert in 'Corporate Tax: Advisory' in the Who's Who Legal (2019) and recognised as Tax Controversy Leader in Belgium by the Tax Controversy Leaders guide (8th edition). He is also listed as a Global Leader in ‘Corporate – Taks Advisory (2021) and is a highly regarded expert in ‘Tax controversyaccording Worl Tax (11th edition).

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Memberships

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Brussels Bar (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten), 2001
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International Tax Association
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International Bar Association
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Belgian Association of Tax Lawyers
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Qualifications

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Law degree, Université libre de Bruxelles, 1985
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Degree in Tax, La Chambre belge des Comptables, 1989
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Degree in Business Management and Administration, Université catholique de Louvain, 1990

What others say

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Ranked Highly regarded
International Tax Review - Tax Controversy (2021)
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Ranked in the Hall of Fame
​Legal 500 EMEA - Tax - Tier 1 (2021)
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Ranked in the Hall of Fame
​Legal 500 EMEA - Tax - Tier 1 (2020)
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Ranked Recommended
Who's Who Legal - Corporate Tax Advisory (2020)
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Ranked Senior Statespeople
Chambers & Partners Europe – Tax (2021)
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Christian Chéruy is a distinguished practitioner with substantial experience in withholding tax matters. He handles both contentious and non-contentious tax matters and is frequently sought out by clients in the financial services sector.
Chambers & Partners Europe – Tax (2021)
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