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

The following article highlights the most critical changes that Belgium has adopted this year in employment law. Since these legislative changes will substantially impact how companies run their businesses, this overview is aimed at helping companies understand and master these reforms.

Legal Update

The Belgian Competition Authority ("BCA") approved the acquisition of two different run-off insurance portfolios: the AXA Belgium closed run-off insurance portfolio acquired by Monument Assurance Belgium and the NN Insurance Belgium run-off life insurance portfolio acquired by Athora Belgium.

Legal Update

The Belgian Data Protection Authority ("BDPA") has issued a reminder of the limits attached to communications concerning an (ex)-employee's health.

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

Belgium

Brussels
Antwerpen

Firm Offices in Other Jurisdictions

Europe

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

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Privacy & Data Protection
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Cannabis
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Life Sciences
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