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Ms Kathleen De hornois
Kathleen became Managing Partner of Deloitte Legal – Lawyers on 1 October 2021. She is also head of the Public, regulatory and permits team and a member of the Real estate practice. With a background both as an attorney and a company lawyer, Kathleen has extensive experience in administrative law, public procurement, public-private partnerships, environment law, urban planning and real estate in general. From 2018 to 2019, Kathleen was the firm’s Eminence partner.
Kathleen began her career in 1999 as a lawyer at DLA Piper, working in the public law department. In 2004, she moved to bpost as senior legal counsel in charge of all public and administrative law matters, and was the appointed representative of the state-owned companies in the federal commission on public procurement and thus involved in the preparation of all new legislation on public procurement in Belgium. In 2010, Kathleen then became Real Estate Manager within bpost, taking responsibility for the strategic, financial, administrative and operational management of the company’s property (1,000,000 m²).
At Deloitte Legal, Kathleen advises both public entities at local and European levels and private companies on different administrative law issues and represents them in court (both civil court as before the Council of State). With strong operational and project management skills, Kathleen focusses on providing preventive, hands-on, concrete, pragmatic and specialised legal support. She is fluent in Dutch, French and English.
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- Real estate and construction
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