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Real Estate Department

Belgium
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What the team is known for Outstanding team combining experience in corporate and real estate law. Often represents REITs and large local property development companies in real estate acquisitions, joint ventures and PPP projects. Significant experience in contentious proceedings, representing clients in proceedings relating to commercial lease agreements. Also frequently advises on real estate financing.

Strengths Clients appreciate the "very strong expertise of all team members."

Others describe them as "the best real estate legal team in Belgium."

Another stresses that "they have a really good feeling of the market, including in terms of what is realistic and best practice."

Work highlights Represented Beobank in the sale of a real estate complex consisting of three buildings in Brussels.

Notable practitioners


Pieter Puelinckx
represents clients in substantial cross-border transactions, PPP deals and financing matters, as well as public procurement mandates. One client lauds that "working with him is excellent," and adds that he is "very efficient, very reliable and very responsive."

One client enthuses that
Yves Moreau
is "absolutely outstanding, the best real estate lawyer in Belgium," with "a depth of knowledge and fast thinking." He advises leading companies on developments and transactions, as well as contentious mandates. Further clients describe him as "a very commercially oriented lawyer."