Saskia advises on wealth optimisation techniques, both domestically and internationally. She specialises in international wealth and inheritance planning and focuses both on civil and fiscal law aspects. She advises on immigration and emigration, and specifically on (re)structuring of private wealth in an international context. Saskia is an expert in international asset structuring through holdings, foundations and trusts.

Saskia is recognised as a leading individual by the Chambers & Partners’ High Net Worth Guide. She is recognised as a ‘Trust and Estate Practitioner’ (TEP) and is listed as a thought leader in ‘Who’s who legal - Private Client’. Saskia has published articles and is a speaker at conferences on estate planning. She won the Lexology Content Marketing Awards 2020 in the category 'Legal Influencer for Private client - Europe'.

Contributions

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Memberships

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Brussels Bar, 2000
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Society for Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP)
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STEP BeNELux Committee
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International Bar Association (IBA)
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International Fiscal Association) (IFA)
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Qualifications

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Tax Law degree, Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), 1992
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Law degree, KU Leuven, 1991
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Publications

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S. LUST and S. VAN GILS, Beneficial Ownership Registers: The STEP Handbook for Advisers, Belgian chapter, August 2021

What others say

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"She is a good lawyer and a very well-known name in Belgium." says a source. One interviewee notes: "She is a good tax lawyer and a good adviser." Another interviewee says: "She is very skilled and she is certainly a specialist."
Chambers & Partners (2021)
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Saskia Lust has a respected private wealth practice with experience both domestically and internationally. "She has a professional work style and is easy to reach by phone or email when needed," comments one interviewee, adding: "She's enthusiastic and informative about new issues."
Chambers & Partners (2020)
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