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Board: Koen Morbée, Koen Van Duyse, Alain Van Geel
Number of partners: 13
Number of other lawyers: 75
Languages:Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Tiberghien is an independent law firm, specialised in all domains of taxation and family (property) law. With 86 lawyers, and offices in Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, Hasselt and Luxembourg, Tiberghien had the biggest independant tax practice at the Belgian bar.

The main asset of Tiberghien consists of a multidisciplinary, international and in-depth approach to tax.

Tiberghien offers a full service, completing its tax advice with in house auxiliary services, such as tax compliance, legal advice in the area of civil, family and patrimonial law, transfer pricing, valuations, business modelling and legal economics.

Tiberghien advises family-owned businesses, international businesses, start-ups, banks, investment, private equity and pension funds, insurance companies, government bodies, non-profit organizations, universities and private clients. In more than 75% of the cases, clients rely on Tiberghien for multiple years as their main tax advisor.

Tiberghien intensively invests in academic contributions, the most reputed of these being the ‘Tiberghien Tax Law Manual’, which is published annually.

In 2018 Tiberghien won the prestigious ‘Trends Legal Awards’ for ‘Best Law Firm in Tax Law’.

Main Areas of Practice:
Tiberghien offers expertise in all fields of corporate and personal taxation. Its main practice areas are:
■Banking, insurance and finance
■Corporate tax
■Estate planning
■Family property law
■Government, public institutions and non-profit
■Individual and HR tax
■Intellectual property tax and innovative companies
■International and EU tax
■Luxembourg desk
■Mergers and acquisitions
■Private clients and family owned businesses
■Private equity
■Real estate and infrastructure tax
■Tax litigation
■Transfer pricing
■Valuations
■VAT, customs and excise duties
■Voluntary disclosure proceedings

International Work:
Tiberghien acts for national and multinational companies and institutions as well as for high net worth individuals. As a top tier Belgian tax firm, it has over many decades successfully established operational relationships with a number of (tax) law firms across Europe and beyond. Tiberghien is the Belgian correspondent firm of a number of foreign law firms and maintains excellent contacts with likeminded law firms in many countries. Tiberghien offers integrated Benelux advice through the T/A international platform, a cooperation between Tiberghien in Belgium and Luxembourg, Atlas Tax Lawyers in the Netherlands and Benelux economic consultancy firm T/A economics.

Contacts:
Banking, Insurance & Finance:
Contacts:
Koen Van Duyse, Christophe Coudron
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Corporate Tax:
Contacts:
Koen Morbée, Nick Boonen, Ben Van Vlierden
Emails: [email protected], [email protected] tiberghien.com, [email protected]

Estate Planning:
Contacts:
Walter Verlinden, Griet Vanden Abeele, Gerd D. Goyvaerts, Alain Van Geel
Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] tiberghien.com

Family Property Law:
Contacts:
Alain Van Geel, Larissa De Wulf
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Government, Public Institutions & Non-Profit:
Contact:
Bruno Peeters
Email: [email protected]

Individual & HR Tax:
Contacts:
Koen Van Duyse, Daan Buylaert
Emails:
[email protected], [email protected]

Intellectual Property Tax & Innovative Companies:
Contact:
Koen Morbée, Nico Demeyere
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

International & EU Tax:
Contacts: Koen Morbée, Bernard Peeters
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Luxembourg Desk:
Contacts:
Michiel Boeren
Emails: [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Contact:
Bernard Peeters, Ivo Vande Velde
Email: [email protected], ivo. [email protected]

Private Clients & Family Owned Businesses:
Contacts: Gerd D. Goyvaerts, Walter Verlinden, Alain Van Geel
Emails: [email protected], walter. [email protected], [email protected] com

Private Equity:
Contacts:
Bernard Peeters, Robin Minjauw
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Real Estate & Infrastructure Tax:
Contact:
Claudine Bodeux, Robin Minjauw
Email: [email protected], robin. [email protected]

Tax Litigation:
Contact:
Ben Van Vlierden, Bruno Cardoen, Vincent Vercauteren
Email: [email protected], bruno. [email protected], [email protected] tiberghien.com

Transfer Pricing:
Contact:
Andy Neuteleers
Email: [email protected]

Valuations:
Contact:
Andy Neuteleers
Email: [email protected]

VAT, Customs & Excise Duties:
Contact:
Stijn Vastmans, Jurgen Gevers
Email:
[email protected], jurgen. [email protected]

Voluntary Disclosure Proceedings:
Contact:
Gerd D Goyvaerts
Email: [email protected]