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Legal Counsel


  • MA in Law – Université Catholique de Louvain (2012)
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2013

Areas of expertise

  • Tax Law
    • Taxation on income from securities
    • Tax regularisation
    • Tax returns
    • Tax on stock market transactions
    • Tax on shares
    • Income tax on real estate (in Belgium and abroad)
    • Taxation of foundations and associations
    • Tax for non-residents
  • Estate law
    • Donations and inheritance
    • Foundations (in Belgium or abroad)
    • Trusts and fiduciary contracts
    • Compliance requirements
  • Tax procedures
    • Follow-up of tax audits and litigations
    • Tax rulings
    • Responding to requests for information and rectification notices
    • Tax reimbursements (for residents and non-residents)
  • Company law
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Day-to-day management
    • Incorporation, reorganisation, mergers and acquisitions
    • Tax rulings


  • French
  • English
  • Dutch

Philippine has been a lawyer at the Brussels Bar since 2013. She obtained her law degree from the Catholic University of Louvain, where she acquired a solid academic grounding in taxation and banking and financial law. She continued her studies with a traineeship in London to further refine her skills. Since returning to Belgium, she has been working with Thierry Guerts, and is specialized in taxation.

Philippine has a solid experience of assisting both private individuals and companies in all areas of taxation. She advises her clients on how to structure their assets and manage their tax affairs and contacts with the different authorities, both in the context of litigation as well as tax disputes and claims. She also provides support for their dealings with banks to ensure compliance with regulations.

She is also specialised in international taxation, both for her Belgian clients (movable and immovable assets abroad) and foreign clients (with a link to Belgium).

Philippine strives to understand her clients’ needs and objectives and to find the right solutions for each individual situation. She is highly regarded for her professionalism and dedication. She has followed many training courses and written numerous articles about her specialist field. Her expertise and passion for her work make her an invaluable partner for anyone seeking to protect and manage their assets in compliance with taxation and ethical regulations.

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