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LANGE KIEVITSTRAAT 118-120, 2018 ANTWERP, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 3 206 75 10
Fax:
Fax +32 3 206 75 11
Email:
Web:
www.crescolaw.com

Filip De Schouwer

Tel:
Work +32 3 206 75 10
Email:
Cresco Advocaten

Work Department

Corporate, commercial contracting and real estate.

Position

Filip is an experienced lawyer in the field of corporate law (including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings), real estate and general commercial and contract law representing both local and international clients. Filip is one of Belgium’s leading lawyers in the hospitality sector, doing both domestic and international work for major hotel and catering groups.

Career

Prior to being managing partner at Cresco, Filip was a partner at Ambos NBGO, and an associate at Linklaters and Allen & Overy.

Languages

Dutch, French and English.

Member

Antwerp Bar.

Education

Filip obtained his law degree at the Leuven University (KUL, 1998). Filip also participated in an exchange program at Northwestern University, Chicago (1997) and holds a Master of Laws (LLM) from Cambridge University, Trinity Hall (1999).


Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The ‘proactive and accessible’ team at Cresco Advocaten advises entrepreneurs, start-up companies and investors. Recent work includes assisting Projective with the sale of a controlling stake to Wincor Nixdorf. David Dessersimpresses with his business insight’, and Pieter Capiau is ‘an efficient negotiator’. Filip De Schouwer and Tessa Gijbels are also recommended.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Cresco Advocaten’s ‘highly qualified and diverse team’ has expert knowledge of the hotel sector and green energy projects. Martin’s Hotels was assisted with the takeover of several luxury hotels. The ‘no-nonsenseFilip De Schouwer and Tessa Gijbels are recommended.

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