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Belgium > Tax Tier 1

With a focus on advisory work and ‘top-notch technical expertise in all fields‘, boutique tax firm Tiberghien provides ‘top-quality‘ services to clients including major multinationals and public bodies. Koen Morbée heads the practice, with other names to note including ‘very skilled‘ corporate practitioner Ben Van Vlierden, real estate transactions and structuring specialist Claudine Bodeux, VAT expert Stijn Vastmans and the highly experienced Bernard Peeters. Emilie Van Goidsenhoven is recommended for her work advising HNW individuals and families, while Ahmed El Jilali, promoted to counsel in July 2022, is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Koen Morbée


‘A very large tax firm with specialists in each tax niche.’

‘The team offers top quality with respect to tax law.’

‘Tiberghien’s strength is that it is a large law firm that only does tax with a multidisciplinary approach, real expertise, real know-how and a network of quality partners.’

‘Pragmatism, reactivity, technicality and precision.’

‘Direct and hands-on advice on complex tax topics. In-depth knowledge and expertise.’

‘Top-notch technical expertise in all tax fields, well connected with authorities, client focused and very proactive.’

‘Ben Van Vlierden is a very skilled tax specialist, able to provide top-notch tax advice based on his vast experience.’

‘Claudine Bodeux and Stijn Vastmans are approachable and knowledgeable for real estate M&A deals. Ahmed El Jilali and Stein De Maeyer are forces for the future.’

Tiberghien is an independent law firm specialized in all domains of taxation and family (property) law. Tiberghien is the largest tax practice at the Belgian bar, with 115 lawyers and regional offices in Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, Hasselt and Luxembourg.

The main asset of Tiberghien consists of a multidisciplinary, international and in-depth approach to tax. Tiberghien offers a full service, completing its tax advice with in house auxiliary services, such as tax compliance, legal advice in the area of civil, family and patrimonial law, transfer pricing, valuations, business modelling and legal economics.

Tiberghien advises family-owned businesses, international businesses, start-ups, banks, investment-, private equity- and pension funds, insurance companies, government bodies, non-profit organisations, universities and private clients. In more than 75% of the cases, clients rely on Tiberghien for multiple years as their main tax advisor.

Tiberghien intensively invests in academic contributions, the most reputed of these being the ‘Tiberghien Tax Law Manual’, which is published annually.

Department Name Email Telephone
Tax, Litigation, Family Patrimonial Law, Transfer Pricing Brussels office info@tiberghien.com +3227734000
Tax, Litigation, Family Patrimonial Law, Transfer Pricing Antwerp office info@tiberghien.com +3234432000
Tax, Litigation, Family Patrimonial Law, Transfer Pricing Ghent office info@tiberghien.com +3292659551
Tax, Litigation, Family Patrimonial Law, Transfer Pricing Hasselt office info@tiberghien.com +3211570013
Tax, Litigation, Family Patrimonial Law, Transfer Pricing Luxembourg office info@tiberghien.com +35227475111
Lawyers : 120
WTS Global
WSG (World Services Group)
IFA (International Fiscal Association)
BATL (Belgian Association of Tax Lawyers)
IBA (International Bar Association)
AIJA (Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats/International Association of Young Lawyers)
EPSG (Estate Planning Skill Group)
STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners)
ABA (American Bar Association)

Board : Koen Morbée (koen.morbee@tiberghien.com)
Board : Koen Van Duyse (koen.vanduyse@tiberghien.com)
Board : Alain Van Geel (alain.vangeel@tiberghien.com)
Board : Stijn Vastmans (stijn.vastmans@tiberghien.com)
Other offices : Antwerp
Other offices : Ghent
Other offices : Hasselt
Other offices : Luxembourg
  • Tax