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Jo Vanbelle

Firm: Vanbelle
Country: Belgium

Practice Area: Tax

  • Avenue Louise 343
    1050 Brussels

  • Catholic University of Leuven (Louvain), Law School, Master of Laws cum laude
  • High school: Classical division Latin-Greek

Professional qualifications  ​

  • Lawyer, member of the Bar Association of Brussels (since 1995)
  • Visiting professor in Law (since 1990)
  • Editor-in-Chief of “Jura Falconis”, law review of Louvain Law School (1992-1995) and of "Tijdschrift huurrecht", law review on property and renting law (1995-1998)
  • Author of several (ca. 35) legal publications (books, essays, etc.), court case reviews on specific legal topics related to real estate, company law, and contracts, financial and banking law – some of which are still used as references within the industry

Areas of expertise

National and International Tax

At Vanbelle we offer bespoke advisory services both on national and international tax issues and both to private clients, as well as to corporations. We address issues related to asset and wealth management and strive to optimize your yields and income, whilst managing your taxes in the most tax efficient manner.

Here are some of the key tax services that we offer: 

  • International Tax
  • Tax Litigation
  • Corporate Tax Planning
  • Private Client
  • Retirement Planning
  • Inheritance Tax Planning

For a more detailed overview of our tax related services, please visit our website.

Corporate Law 

Our full-service corporate practice is equipped to handle complex corporate issues, including business contracts, mergers and acquisitions, business incorporation and compliance matters. Over the course of the past two decades we have worked with international and domestic public companies, mid-sized and emerging businesses, privately held firms, private equity and investment funds and high net worth individuals across a wide range of industries, both in Belgium and abroad. At Vanbelle, we are more than just a legal advice team: pragmatic business judgment, lots of real industry experience and creative problem solving skills represent all of our work.

Here are some of the key services we offer to our clients within this area of law: 

  • Company Incorporation
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Debt Recovery
  • Investment Funds and Asset Management
  • Business Consulting
  • E-Commerce

For a more detailed overview of our services related to corporate law, please visit our website.

Real Estate Law

At Vanbelle one of our principal specialties is the provision of real estate services to developers, construction companies and private individuals. We advise our clients on an array of real estate related matters, providing analysis, assistance and support in:

  • Purchase and Sale
  • Leases and Contracts
  • Financing
  • Real Estate Dispute Resolution
  • Legal Tax Optimization
  • Formation and Management of Real Estate Entities
  • General Contractor, Architect, Design and Construction Agreements

For a more detailed overview of our services related to corporate law, please visit our website.

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