Ms Emilie Van Goidsenhoven > Tiberghien > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile


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Emilie is a partner at Tiberghien. She advises Belgian and foreign High Net Worth individuals and (their) family businesses on direct taxation, international mobility and (inter)national estate planning.

Her practice regarding family businesses includes, next to her tax expertise, the setting up of the appropriate corporate and/or family governance to insure the right balance between the families and their businesses. She is also a certified family mediator.

Emilie has more than 10 years of experience, thorough expertise and a large professional network in French-Belgian tax matters, especially real estate investments, migration of HNWI’s and estate planning.

Emilie is president of the Estate Planning Skill Group (EPSG) and co-responsable for the French-Belgian branch of the Estate Planning Skill Group (Paris-Bruxelles-Lille).


French, Dutch, English.


Member of the Brussels Bar.
Family mediator since 2015 (Federal Mediation Commission).
President of the Estate Planning Skill Group and co-responsable of the Group ‘Paris-Bruxelles-Lille’ of the Estate Planning Skill Group (
Co-author of the Tiberghien Tax Law Manual since 2009.


EHSAL Management School (Advisor Family Businesses, 2016).
KU Leuven (Postgraduate Mediation, specialization family mediation, 2015).
KU Leuven (Master in Tax Law, 2008).
Vrije Universiteit Brussel/ Université Libre de Bruxelles (Postgraduate Estate Planning, 2008).
KU Leuven (Master in Law, 2007).

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Tax

Boutique firm Tiberghien is a market leader in comprehensive tax advice, covering all aspects of tax law for clients ranging from private individuals to multinational enterprises. Under the close guidance of Koen Morbée, Robin Minjauw leads the corporate tax team as well as the firm’s dedicated team for Belgian headquartered international corporations. Other notable names include Claudine Bodeux for real estate transactions and structuring; Stijn Vastmans for VAT; Emilie Van Goidsenhoven and Griet Vanden Abeele for private client and international estate planning; Vincent Vercauteren for income tax; and Alain Van Geel for family law-related tax matters. Tax procedural and criminal tax law specialist Christophe Dillen was promoted to partner in January 2023.