Firm / Organisation

Ambos NBGO

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Number of partners: 10
Number of lawyers: 25
Languages: Dutch, French, English

Firm Overview:
Ambos is an independent business law firm with more than 20 lawyers and offices in Antwerp, Brussels and Ghent advising clients on every aspect of business law.
‘Ambos’, meaning ‘both’, is committed to providing its clients with ‘the best of both worlds’, ie: providing toptier specialised legal services on par with large international law firms, while at the same time maintaining a hands-on practical approach with senior lawyers actively in charge of client files; combining well-regarded senior company advisors with entrepreneurial business-driven younger partners and senior associates; taking time ‘off the clock’ to understand its clients’ needs but also their background as business/entrepreneur, as well as their goals with respect to the legal services required; and valuing timely and clear communication – the firm provides clear and concise answers to its clients’ questions on time and within budget.
The firm handles a wide range of national and cross-border transactions, litigation, arbitration and corporate matters on a daily basis. Given the number of lawyers in its offices, it is able to assist its clients in all their day-to-day legal needs. Yet, with a sizeable number of its lawyers being recognised as top leaders in their fields, the firm also delivers specialist advice on a one-off basis.

Main Areas of Practice:
Ambos’ lawyers combine legal experience established at top-tier law firms with the business acumen gained through extensive in-house experience at leading companies active in a broad range of sectors and industries. It has marketleading capabilities in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, private equity and venture capital, real estate, intellectual property and information technology, complex commercial matters, arbitration, mediation and litigation, employment, arbitration and litigation, shipping, transport and logistics.

Administrative & Environmental:
Contact:
Björn Cloots

Arbitration & Litigation:
Contacts:
Kathleen Paisley, Ingrid Van Clemen, Bart Vandereeckt

Banking & Finance:
Contacts:
Caroline Wildemeersch, Jens Van Hecke, Alexis Goeminne

Capital Markets:
Contacts:
Christina Trappeniers, Caroline Wildemeersch, Alexis Goeminne

Commercial & Contracts:
Contacts:
Bart Vandereeckt, Peter Van de Vijver, Isabelle Buelens

Competition:
Contact:
Isabelle Buelens

Consumer Law:
Contact:
Isabelle Buelens

Corporate:
Contacts:
Roel Nieuwdorp, Christina Trappeniers, Jens Van Hecke, Caroline Wildemeersch, Alexis Goeminne

Employment, Incentives & Pensions:
 Contacts:
Damien Stas de Richelle, Carl Bevernage

IP/IT/Data Protection:
Contacts:
Bart Vandereeckt, Kathleen Paisley M&A &

Private Equity:
Contacts:
Roel Nieuwdorp, Christina Trappeniers, Jens Van Hecke, Caroline Wildemeersch, Alexis Goeminne

Real Estate:
Contact:
Christina Trappeniers

Shipping & Transport:
Contacts: Peter Van de Vijver, Ingrid Van Clemen

Unfair Trade Practices:
Contacts:
Bart Vandereeckt, Isabelle Buelens

Clients:
The firm’s clients comprise large and mediumsized Belgian businesses as well as international companies seeking excellent value for money. The firm maintains ‘best friend’ relationships with a number of foreign firms recognised as leaders in their respective jurisdictions. These relations are non-exclusive and enable it to assemble a tailor-made integrated team of lawyers with the best expertise and contacts in each jurisdiction, for any particular case, offering its clients top quality advice.