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Van Wallendael

Lawyer Partner


  • BA in Law – Université Catholique de Louvain (1983)
  • Graduate – “Fiscale Hogeschool” (1989)
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1984

Areas of expertise

  • Business law and litigation (corporate law, business asset transfers, restructuring, directors’ liability, etc.)
  • Construction law litigation
  • Distribution law (sales concessions, agencies…)
  • Copyright law


French, Dutch, English

Active in all areas of commercial law and with a wide experience in advising clients as well as litigating before the courts, Yves has developed unique expertise. For many years, he has been advising national and foreign companies on corporate law and all matters relating to commercial contracts. In the area of corporate law, he advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and divestitures, corporate governance and compliance, and directors’ liability. With his cutting-edge expertise in commercial law (leasing, sales, company contracts, partnership agreements, distribution law, commercial leases) he assists companies in drafting and negotiating contracts, resolving disputes and represents them in the courts.

After completing his studies at the Catholic University of Louvain, he obtained a diploma from the “Fiscale Hogeschool” in Brussels. This enabled him to develop in-depth knowledge of tax aspects of the business world, and a global understanding of the challenges.

Precision and in-depth knowledge are the hallmarks of his practice. His ability to analyze complex situations and offer pragmatic and strategic legal advice makes him an asset to his clients.

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