CMS Belgium

For over 30 years, we have been advising local and international businesses operating in Belgium as well as a large number of public sector actors. Today, we have become one of the country’s leading firms, with about 100 lawyers, of which 22 partners, working out of offices in Brussels, Antwerp and Luxembourg.

Clients appreciate our entrepreneurial and team spirit as well as the strong relationships we build with them. We believe that lawyers need to understand their clients’ business to provide to-the-point, inventive legal and tax advice. We work efficiently and our fees and arrangements are transparent and clear. That is why clients regularly trust us with the most delicate and complex cases.

Our teams assist clients across a wide range of expert practice and sector areas including: Banking & Finance, Commercial, Competition, Consumer products, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Energy, Funds, Hotels & Leisure, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Lifesciences/Pharmaceuticals, Private Clients, Private Equity, Public Law, Public Procurement & PPP, Real Estate & Construction, Tax and TMT.

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Legal Update

On 21 November 2018 and 7 March 2019, we issued newsletters regarding the Belgian proposal to create a new regulatory framework for managing general agents in Belgium.

Legal Update

The CAC comes into force on 1 May 2019 for new companies and associations and on 1 January 2020 for existing companies and associations.

Legal Update

On 28 March 2019, the Belgian parliament passed the Brexit Act, which aims to temporarily deal with the consequences of a possible Hard Brexit and contains the following measures in the field of employment law and social security law:

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

Belgium

Brussels
Antwerpen

Firm Offices in Other Jurisdictions

Europe

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

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Member Firm Leaders Forum
Member Firm Leaders Forum
Young Lawyers Forum
Young Lawyers Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Practice Groups
International Corporate Transactions
International Corporate Transactions
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Privacy & Data Protection
Privacy & Data Protection
Cannabis
Cannabis
Life Sciences
Life Sciences
Banking & Finance
Banking & Finance
Government & Public Sector
Government & Public Sector
Information Technology
Information Technology
Insurance & Reinsurance
Insurance & Reinsurance
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
Media & Telecommunication
Media & Telecommunication
Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers & Acquisitions
Transportation
Transportation
Energy Mining & Clean Tech
Energy Mining & Clean Tech