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AKD Benelux lawyers recently expanded its Brussels office by adding McGuireWoods’ Brussels team, following AKD’s strategy to be the first choice full-service legal and tax services provider in the Benelux. The new colleagues have a broad legal practice with a focus on the upper mid-market and an explicit international profile. The addition to AKD’s solid European and competition law team in Brussels enables the firm to also advise its clients under Dutch, Luxembourg and Belgian law on areas including corporate and M&A, real estate, IP, ICT, data privacy & security, and commercial litigation.
AKD is a leading Benelux law firm with offices in Brussels, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. With a team of 450 committed lawyers, tax lawyers and staff, it delivers high quality legal services based on a full-service approach. Its client base varies from large multinational companies to family-owned businesses, from financial institutions to high net worth individuals, and from the semi-public sector to listed entities.
We believe that everyone working at AKD will only get the best out of themselves if they are allowed to be themselves. That is why we are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing an open, diverse, safe and inclusive environment.
AKD is a place where people, regardless of race, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, can thrive and reach their full potential.
AKD has joined nearly 100 leading companies and 35 other law firms in subscribing to the Equal in Legal Diversity & Inclusion Statement.
AKD is also a friend of Stichting FORWARD, whose mission is to promote the acceptance, validation and visibility of LGBTQ+ within the Dutch legal profession. All of our lawyers, tax advisers, civil-law notaries and support staff have received inclusive leadership and unconscious bias training, helping to propagate diversity as part of our daily routine. After all, we believe it is the responsibility of every AKD colleague to contribute to the open, diverse, safe and inclusive working environment we provide.
Benelux law firm AKD expands its Brussels office by adding McGuireWoods’ Brussels team, following AKD’s strategy to be the first choice full-service legal and tax services provider in the Benelux. The incoming team consists of partners Hubert André-Dumont, Paul van den Bulck, Timothy Speelman, Steven Ongena, counsel Pol Cools, and four associates.