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AVENUE LOUIZA 240, 1050 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +31 088 253 50 00
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Fax +31 088 253 50 50
Email:
Web:
www.akd.eu

Pol Cools

Tel:
Work +32 2 629 4216
Email:
Web:
www.akd.eu
AKD

Work Department

Real Estate & Construction

Position

Counsel

Career

Pol Cools is a counsel at AKD’s Brussels office. He focuses his legal practice on real estate, retail and distribution law. His clients include Belgian and non-Belgian enterprises and public authorities, looking for hands-on legal advice and sound legal assistance in all stages of their project.

Clients call on Pol for negotiating and drafting contracts such as sale and purchase agreements, immovable VAT leasing contracts, usufruct agreements, office and industrial leases, etc. Pol assists retailers on a daily basis in establishing, expanding and managing their network of stores by concluding commercial leases (high-streets and shopping centers), negotiating lease renewals, terminating or assigning lease contracts, etc. He regularly represents retailers and landlords in court in the framework of a lease renewal or rent revision dispute.

Through his experience in the field and before court, he not only knows the law but also understands the market standards and industry needs, allowing him to provide clients with a solid, solution-led advice. Legal 500 continuously recommends his real estate and retail practice and list Pol as a highly regarded ‘next generation lawyer’.

In addition, clients rely on Pol as a trusted advisor and litigator in commercial disputes including franchise and agency agreements.

He also offers clients first-line advice in certain individual employment matters.


Belgium

Real estate and construction

Within: Next Generation Partners

Pol Cools - AKD

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