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Lydian

TOUR & TAXIS, HAVENLAAN, AVENUE DU PORT 86C, B113, 1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 787 90 00
Fax:
Fax +32 2 787 90 99
Email:
Web:
www.lydian.be
Antwerp, Brussels

Wouter Neven

Tel:
Work +32 2 787 90 82
Email:
Lydian

Work Department

Real Estate / Real Estate Developers & Investors / Regulatory / Public Sector / Wealth.

Position

Wouter Neven is head of Lydian's Real Estate practice and co-head of the Regulatory practice. Wouter is also head of our Real Estate Developers & Investors department and co-head of the Public Sector and Wealth departments. On top of that, Wouter is a partner in our Energy department. Wouter has considerable experience in real estate, environmental and administrative law. His broad expertise is in real estate transactions combined with administrative and environmental aspects such as risk evaluation, financing, contract negotiations, funding and fiscal structures. Wouter has particular experience in guiding government contracts, negotiations with governments and government institutions, and in setting up agreements, financing agreements, liability arrangements, etc. Wouter advises some of the most prominent public and private companies, for which he has already carried out several take-over purchases, joint ventures, construction programmes and tax optimizing investments. He also advises on the conciliation of differences and on contractual urban planning matters.

Career

Wouter joined Lydian on 1 January 2001 as a partner. He was Managing Partner of Lydian from 1 January 2013 till 1 January 2016. Wouter worked for the law firm Cannart & André-Dumont (now within McGuireWoods) from 1992 to 1993 and the law firm Sury, Vergauwe & Cols (now Van Lint & Partners) from 1993 to 1996. Later, he became a partner with Wery & Partners, where he worked from 1996 to 2001. Wouter was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1992.

Languages

Dutch, English, French and knowledge of German and Spanish.

Member

Wouter was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1992.

Education

Wouter graduated in 1991 as Licentiate in Laws at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL). In 1992, he further specialised (Master of Laws) at King’s College, University of London.


Belgium

Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Wouter Neven - Lydian

Within: Real estate and construction

Lydianreally stands out for its in-depth knowledge and responsiveness’; it has a broad portfolio of domestic and international clients active in various subsectors of the real estate market. Its team operates from the firm’s offices in Brussels, Antwerp and Hasselt. Wouter Neven has ‘a calm demeanour which makes him easy to work with and makes him effective in persuading people to his point of view’. Senior associate Bruno Stroobants has strong experience in real estate transactions and construction litigation.

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