Our areas of practice

Advice

Deknudt Nelis Lawyers provides advice to its clients for a wide range of legal areas linked to their private assets, their enterprise or their family.

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Assistance and private asset planning

  • Matrimonial property law (preparation of and changes to prenuptial agreements, settlements in cases of divorce by mutual consent,…)
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Donations, wills and inheritances
  • Real estate (in Belgium and abroad, transfer, structuring,…)
  • Transfer and management of art collections

Tax-related advice

  • Succession planning
  • Registration duties
  • (International) income tax
  • Asset management companies – Real estate in Belgium and abroad
  • Holdings / Trusts / Private Foundations

Corporate law

  • Family business succession / transfer to a third party
  • Shareholder agreements / family charter
  • Incorporation of holding companies / control structures
  • Merger / Demerger

Conflict management and procedures

Deknudt Nelis Lawyers also assists its clients in proprietary, family and tax-related conflicts. By means of mediation and consultation wherever possible, in court if necessary.

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Mediation / negotiations

  • Divorce, inheritance, business succession
  • Consultation and negotiations with tax authorities – rulings
  • Tax regularisations

Procedures

  • Divorce (liquidation – division of matrimonial property)
  • Inheritance disputes (liquidation – partition of estates)
  • Disputes relating to donations and wills
  • Inventories / Affixing of seals / Sequestration / Attachment
  • Procedures pertaining to corporate law
  • Tax procedures
  • Criminal tax law and money laundering
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Assistance and private asset planning

  • Matrimonial property law (preparation of and changes to prenuptial agreements, settlements in cases of divorce by mutual consent,…)
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Donations, wills and inheritances
  • Real estate (in Belgium and abroad, transfer, structuring,…)
  • Transfer and management of art collections

Tax-related advice

  • Succession planning
  • Registration duties
  • (International) income tax
  • Asset management companies – Real estate in Belgium and abroad
  • Holdings / Trusts / Private Foundations

Corporate law

  • Family business succession / transfer to a third party
  • Shareholder agreements / family charter
  • Incorporation of holding companies / control structures
  • Merger / Demerger
Read more

Mediation / negotiations  

  • Divorce, inheritance, business succession
  • Consultation and negotiations with tax authorities – rulings
  • Tax regularisations

Procedures

  • Divorce (liquidation – division of matrimonial property)
  • Inheritance disputes (liquidation – partition of estates)
  • Disputes relating to donations and wills
  • Inventories / Affixing of seals / Sequestration / Attachment
  • Procedures pertaining to corporate law
  • Tax procedures
  • Criminal tax law and money laundering