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Simone Nudelholc

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Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

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Corporate and finance / Tax - Estate Planning.


Simone Nudelholc specialises in estate planning, including its civil law aspects. She also specialises in estate litigation and criminal proceedings ancillary to inheritance disputes.


Simone Nudelholc has been with Liedekerke since 1977, and has been a Partner since 1985. As one among the 20 Belgian attorneys with the legal title of “Avocat à la Cour de cassation” (attorney at the Court of Cassation), she handles proceedings in all areas (including criminal proceedings) before that court. Her publications primarily concern private law, as well as criminal procedure and tax law issues relating to estate planning. She is regularly invited to speak on estate planning. She is also a professor at the University of Brussels (ULB) where she teaches legal issues involving family estates.


French, Dutch, English.


Simone Nudelholc holds a law degree from the University of Brussels (ULB 1976).


Competition: Belgian law

Within: Competition: Belgian law

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick has a strong pedigree in the Belgian competition law sphere, with its practice head Stefaan Raes having experience of serving as a judge at the Brussels Court of Appeal, and as the president of the Belgian Competition Authority. In private practice, Raes' competition law expertise is complemented by his knowledge about related areas, such as market practices and intellectual property. Raes and Simone Nudelholc are representing Proximus in litigation centred on a dispute with cable network operators over its cable network access. Other active clients include Multipharma, Uber and ABB Industrial Solutions.

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Within: Tax

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick's team stands out for its 'top of the league expertise' in the gamut of contentious and non-contentious tax matters, under the leadership of practice head Jean-Michel Degée. It is praised for being 'professional, well informed and always up-to-date'. In addition, it is 'able to work efficiently within tight deadlines'. The group was strengthened in February 2018 by the arrival of counsel An Weyn, who has vast experience of advising family businesses and private clients, from Tiberghien. In other developments, real estate tax expert Pierre Desenfrans made partner, while Steven Peeters (who is knowledgeable about the tax aspects of M&A, financings, refinancings and restructurings) was promoted to counsel. In addition to real estate tax and other transactional tax work, the firm has a standout reputation for tax disputes; 'its experience can make the difference in difficult and complex litigation'. Transfer pricing litigation makes up a significant portion of the caseload. On a related note, Daniel Garabedian was recently admitted to the bar of the Belgian Court of Cassation, joining Simone Nudelholc as two of only 20 practitioners in Belgium. Laurence Pinte, who has previously headed up the tax department of a listed international group in the financial sector, is also noted. Henk Verstraete moved to Stibbe.

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    Like in many of our neighboring countries, the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) is taking a more persistent approach in pursuing compliance with MiFID conduct of business. In that regard it has announced a “MiFID Action Plan”.
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