Firm Profile > Ambos NBGO Advocaten > Brussels, Belgium

Ambos NBGO Advocaten
NEERVELDSTRAAT 109
1200 BRUSSELS
Belgium

Industry focus: Transport Tier 2

The transport law practice at Ambos NBGO Advocaten combines maritime and transport expertise with multidisciplinary capabilities across the corporate, employment and IP teams. The group handles a range of traditional maritime and transport matters and advises clients on new challenges in the industry; recent highlights include representing Estelle Shipping, as owners of MV Pacific Express which was attacked by pirates in the Indian Ocean, acting in claims by cargo owners, and assisting Parcify, a subsidiary of the Belgian postal service, with establishing an electronic platform which used private individuals for the transportation of packages. The team is jointly led by Antwerp-based shipping expert Ingrid Van Clemen and Peter Van De Vijver, who is based in Ghent.

Practice head(s):

Peter Van de Vijver; Ingrid Van Clemen

Key clients

Eurochem

Stukwerkers NV

Port Authority Ghent

Unicarriers (Mitsubishi)

Compagnie Belge de Manutention

Dupi

Lalemant

MSC PSA Terminal

DP World Antwerp

Ministry of Transport

Ministry of Health

GWM Surveys

Navonus

Europe Cargo

Citrosuco

Delhaize

Assuvan

Sea tank Terminal

CH Robinson

Euro Silo

Steder Group

De Baerdemaecker

I-Motion Shipping

Belgian New Fruit Wharf

Multraship

RDW Stevedoring

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

The corporate and M&A team at Ambos NBGO Advocaten assists its client roster of large and medium-sized Belgian companies, financial institutions and international companies with domestic deals and the Belgian aspects of international transactions. Christina Trappeniers has particular experience in the healthcare, real estate and insurance sectors, and heads up the team alongside Caroline Wildemeersch, who frequently advises on private equity transactions.

Practice head(s):

Caroline Wildemeersch; Christina Trappeniers

Testimonials

Caroline Wildemeersch and her team have a very hands-on approach. Pragmatic, deal- and solution-driven. Pleasure to work with.

Key clients

AHold Delhaize

Senior Assist

Orange Belgium

Vialegis

Triacta

KeBeK Private Equity

Amplifon BELUX

Mifratel

ISS Facility Services

Winsol

Orpea

Tans

Dockx

Lunch Garden

Electronic Partner

KBC Bank

Mios

Tec Alliance

Signs & Façade

Trek Bicycle Corporation

De Bonte

Atalian

De Eik

Gerber Technology

Dispute resolution Tier 4

At Ambos NBGO Advocaten, the team has established strength in international arbitration, and is well known for handling contentious commercial, IP, corporate, biotech and transport cases. Bart Vandereeckt, Ingrid Van Clemen and arbitration expert Kathleen Paisley are the key names.

Practice head(s):

Bart Vandereeckt; Kathleen Paisley; Ingrid Van Clemen

Testimonials

Kathleen Paisley – super responsive, great commercial judgement and all around great lawyer‘.

Key clients

New Yorker

Aurea

Synergie Belgium

Terex

Versata

Oxurion

Employment Tier 4

At Ambos NBGO Advocaten, Carl Bevernage and Damien Stas de Richelle are the key names for employment matters. The group is perhaps best known for acting for employers in a range of matters, including employee benefits and termination cases.

Practice head(s):

Carl Bevernage; Damien Stas de Richelle

Key clients

The European Travel Commission

Indeed

Eurochem

Spandex

MVH Logistics & Stuwadoring

Industry focus: IT and telecoms Tier 4

Ambos NBGO Advocaten advises on commercial  and contractual IT matters and also represents clients in disputes. The group's client roster includes IT and telecoms companies including Broadband Belgium, AllThingsTalk and software company Aurea; it also advises customers of service providers on licensing and outsourcing transactions, and data protection issues. Bart Vandereeckt jointly leads the practice and assists with contentious and non-contentious digital media, communications and IT matters, and IP issues. Fellow co-head Kathleen Paisley is highlighted for her EU data protection and cybersecurity expertise.

Practice head(s):

Bart Vandereeckt; Kathleen Paisley

Key clients

Oxurion

Zites

Taiden Industrial

Aurea

Peripass

Lunch Garden

Broadband Belgium

Codefever

Foodculture

AllThingsTalk

Independent Diplomat

TCR

Intellectual property Tier 4

Ambos NBGO Advocaten's 'reliable' IP and technology team provides 'pragmatic' advice on contentious and transactional matters; recent work includes trade mark disputes and licensing issues. Bart Vandereeckt and Kathleen Paisley are the key names.

Practice head(s):

Bart Vandereeckt; Kathleen Paisley

Key clients

New Yorker S.H.K. Jeans

Sportsdirect.com

Aurea

Versata

C&A

Oxurion

Department Name Email Telephone
Administrative and environmental Björn Cloots
Arbitration, mediation and litigation Kathleen Paisley
Arbitration, mediation and litigation Ingrid Van Clemen
Banking and finance Caroline Wildemeersch
Banking and finance Jens Van Hecke
Capital markets Christina Trappeniers
Capital markets Caroline Wildemeersch
Commercial and contracts Peter Van de Vijver
Commercial and contracts Bart Vandereeckt
Competition Isabelle Buelens
Corporate Alexis Goeminne
Corporate Jens Van Hecke
Corporate Roel Nieuwdorp
Dispute resolution Ingrid Van Clemen
Dispute resolution Bart Vandereeckt
Distribution Isabelle Buelens
Distribution Peter Van de Vijver
Employment, incentives and pensions Damien Stas de Richelle
Employment, incentives and pensions Carl Bevernage
Insolvency and restructuring Caroline Wildemeersch
Insolvency and restructuring Jens Van Hecke
IP/IT/data protection Bart Vandereeckt
IP/IT/data protection Kathleen Paisley
M&A and private equity Caroline Wildemeersch
M&A and private equity Christina Trappeniers
Port and logistics Peter Van de Vijver
Port and logistics Ingrid Van Clemen
Real estate Alexis Goeminne
Real estate Christina Trappeniers
Shipping and transport Peter Van de Vijver
Shipping and transport Ingrid Van Clemen
Trade practices and consumer law Isabelle Buelens
Number of lawyers : 25
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Other offices : Antwerp
Other offices : Ghent
Other offices : Zeebrugge