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Belgian law firm Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick welcomes Lievin De Wulf to the partnership

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Liedekerke is very pleased to announce the appointment of Lievin De Wulf as Tax partner, effective 2 January 2020.

Lievin will be working seamlessly with the firm’s other practices, as he will be dealing with all aspects of tax law for a broad range of the firm’s Belgian and international clients in advisory as well as litigation work. His role will be key in supporting all types of transactions that our clients entrust us with, from corporate, through finance, commercial and real estate transactions.

Lievin has expertise in all aspects of Belgian and international tax matters. His practice focuses on Belgian and international tax advisory, transactional and structuring work. This includes tax consultancy in the fields of international tax planning, corporate finance, M&A, joint ventures, and real estate transactions.

Throughout the years, he has also gained an extensive experience in requesting advance tax rulings, advising on employee incentive plans and estate planning.

In addition, Lievin assists Belgian and international clients with respect to administrative tax disputes and tax litigation before the Belgian courts and tribunals.

Admitted to the Brussels Bar, Lievin has been practicing tax law for more than 20 years. He holds a Master of Laws diploma from the KULeuven (1996) and obtained his law degree at the UNamur – FUNDP (1993). He also holds an LLM in Tax Law from the VUB (1997).

Vincent Busschaert, Managing Partner of the firm, comments: " We are really pleased to see Lievin joining us. Following the recent hire of Competition partner Vincent Mussche and the promotion to partner of Corporate lawyer Wim Dedecker, Lievin’s appointment ensures that as our firm grows, our clients can and will continue to receive timely, high-quality support. We have been keen to find another partner who would be the right fit to support our growth and Lievin is a great match and we look forward to introducing him to our clients. He is an excellent lawyer with a sophisticated practice that will benefit our clients in Belgium and abroad.”

Lievin De Wulf said of his move: "I am very happy to join the partnership of Belgium’s largest independent law firm. I am very much looking forward to collaborating and forging new partnerships with colleagues and clients. This is an exciting opportunity for me to contribute to the success of the firm with my expertise and to consolidate its leading position."