Chairman of the Board: Yves Delacroix
Managing Partner: Vincent Busschaert
Number of partners worldwide: 35
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 98
Languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick is one of Belgium’s foremost business law firms. Based in Brussels, with a London office since November 2007, and independent since its creation in 1965, the firm has established its international reputation upon a unique experience and an unchallenged expertise, which it has acquired in all areas of business law. Liedekerke has clients active in a broad range of industries, to which it offers first-rate, creative and personalised full-service advice. The firm has a strong advisory practice based on sector expertise and an in-depth knowledge of Belgian and European law. In addition and as an essential complement to its advisory activities, it represents clients in complex litigations before national, European and international courts, both judicial and arbitral, the Court of Cassation, the Council of State and the Belgian Constitutional Courts. Liedekerke is commonly recognised for its ability to quickly mobilise competent, flexible and multidisciplinary teams anywhere.
Main Areas of Practice:
Administrative and public
Aviation and transport
Banking and insolvency
Competition and European law
Corporate and M&A
Fraud and white-collar crime
IT and telecommunications
Insurance and liability
Labour and employment
Litigation and arbitration
Public international law
Public procurement and Public Private Partnerships
Trade practices and consumer law
Zoning and planning
Since its foundation, Liedekerke has enjoyed an important international client base. The firm has long been developing relations with top-grade world corporations and foreign law firms. From Brussels and from London, Liedekerke guarantees its clients collaboration with the best local experts abroad. Through international connections, the firm offers efficient assistance in cross-border transactions and litigation. Liedekerke has always been actively involved in the various areas of European Union Law, International Law, including international economic law, human rights law and international criminal law.
Liedekerke advises and represents domestic, foreign and multinational companies in the financial, property, industrial and service sectors, as well as public authorities, international organisations, charities and private clients. Liedekerke is committed to developing its relationships with major international corporations and leading foreign law firms.