Mr Bernard Peeters > Tiberghien > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Tax, Corporate Tax


Bernard is a partner at Tiberghien. He has a special expertise in corporate tax, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, international and European tax planning as well as double tax treaties.

– Senior partner Bernard Peeters is recommended as ‘leading individual’.
– Bernard Peeters is recognised by market sources as “client-focused and adept at giving succinct explanations of complex files”.  
– Bernard Peeters is mentioned by his peers for his corporate tax work.


Bernard joined Tiberghien in 1990. He lectures at the University of Brussels (VUB) on tax law and is a frequent speaker at tax seminars in Belgium and abroad. In 2011, Bernard was appointed as auxiliary judge of the Antwerp Court of appeal. He now regularly assists the Court in international tax cases.


Dutch, English, French, German.


Bernard is a member and former chair of the tax & legal committee of Invest Europe. He is also a member of the tax and legal committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium (AMCHAM), the Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVA), the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the International Association of Tax Judges (IATJ).

He is a (former chief editor and) member of the editorial staff of the monthly newsletter “Fiscoloog Internationaal” and a member of the editorial staff of “Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht”. He contributes regularly to fiscal-related publications.


University of Brussels, VUB (Master in business tax law, 1984)
Fiscale Hogeschool Brussels, FHS (Tax graduate, 1983)
University of Brussels, VUB (Master in law, 1981)

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Tax

(Hall of Fame)

Bernard PeetersTiberghien

Tax boutique Tiberghien specialises in tax advisory and planning work, advising a wide range of companies and high-net-worth individuals on direct and indirect tax issues, as well as offering bespoke expertise in compliance, transfer pricing, and litigation. The firm offers an extensive senior team with broad experience across tax planning, with key names including practice head Koen Morbée, the vastly experienced Bernard Peeters, ‘experienced tax litigator’ Ben Van Vlierden, the ‘precise’ Emilie Van Goidsenhoven, VAT and customs expert Stijn Vastmans, and Claudine Bodeux, who focuses on real estate transactions and restructuring.