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Liedekerke recognized by Chambers Europe in the 2020 Rankings

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19/03/2020
We are pleased to announce that several Liedekerke practices and lawyers are recognized by Chambers and Partners in the 2020 Europe edition. The Chambers Guides have been ranking the world’s best law firms and lawyers since 1990, now covering over 190 countries. The rankings are based on the in-depth research of the directory’s dedicated and experienced team of researchers.
 
For the Belgian jurisdiction, Liedekerke ranks as follows:
 
- Banking and Finance: Band 3
- Competition: Domestic: Band 3
- Corporate and M&A: Band 3
- Dispute Resolution: Band 2
- Employment: Band 4
- Energy: Band 1
- Environment: Band 1
- Public Law: Band 2
- Real Estate: Band 2
- Tax: Band 3
 
In addition, some of our lawyers are ranked within their areas of expertise:
  • Freya Mareels is ranked as ‘Up and Coming’ in the Banking and Finance practice area, both in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. A client adds: "We like working with her because we can really rely on her," adding that "she is always very responsive."
  • Tom Van Dyck is ranked in Band 3 in the Banking and Finance (Regulatory) practice area. A client enthuses: "He finds new solutions, is very practical and very helpful and establishes very good contact with the regulator. He knows what he's talking about and is also a very reliable person."
  • Stefaan Raes is ranked in Band 3 in the Competition (Domestic) practice area. Clients report that Stefaan "can give very useful insight on a file," and describe him as "responsive, pragmatic and available."
  • Damien Conem is ranked in Band 4 in the Corporate and M&A practice area both in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. He is lauded by clients for being "on top of his game" with "very good client service."
  • Jacques Meunier is ranked in Band 4 in the Corporate and M&A practice area, both in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. He is praised by clients for his "excellent communication skills and ability to sense the critical matters."
  • Christel Van den Eynden is ranked in Band 4 in the Corporate and M&A practice area, both in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. An impressed client adds: "She has extensive M&A experience and commercial acumen. She has the ability to clearly articulate key legal risks, cut through the issues and provide solutions."
  • Aimery de Schoutheete is ranked as a Band 4 lawyer for Dispute Resolution and as Foreign expert for Congo Democratic Republic of Congo, both in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Aimery is hailed by one client as "a very seasoned and sharp lawyer who combines thorough legal knowledge and skills with a very practical approach."
  • Arnaud Nuyts is listed in Band 2 in the Dispute Resolution practice area (Arbitration), both in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. A client adds: "His legal reasoning was superb, the argument itself was superb," and also highlights his diplomatic approach.
  • Paul Geerebaert is ranked as a Band 3 lawyer for the Employment practice area. Clients particularly highlight his responsiveness as a key strength.
  • Damien Verhoeven is ranked as a Band 1 lawyer for the Energy practice area. A client enthuses: "I can think of no better expert in Belgium", stressing that "he is so knowledgeable and client-friendly." 
  • Filip De Preter is listed as an "Up and Coming" lawyer for the Environment practice area. He is praised by one client for his "very strong knowledge of the Flemish permit procedures." 
  • Dominique Devos is ranked as a Band 2 lawyer for the Environment practice area. Clients praise him for being "very hands-on," adding that "he is very informal and very knowledgeable, giving everyone straightforward advice."
  • François Tulkens is ranked as a Band 2 lawyer for the Environment practice area and a Band 2 lawyer for Public Law. A client praises François for "maintaining very high standards in public law."
  • Frank Judo is ranked as a Band 3 lawyer for Public Law. Clients report that he is "is a really good lawyer." 
  • Yves Delacroix is ranked as a Band 1 lawyer for the Real Estate practice area. Clients enthuse that Yves "has an incredibly strong knowledge of all real estate matters," and "can really make the difference in negotiations." Other clients admire him as "a real deal maker," and "one of the most recognised lawyers" in the market.
  • Alexandre Emond is ranked as a Band 3 lawyer for the Real Estate practice area. He is praised by clients for being "very business-minded," and having "a very good commercial view and understanding in his way of working."
 
We would like to thank our clients for their valuable feedback and trust, and congratulate all ranked practices and lawyers.
To see the review in its entirety, please click here.