Mr Koen Morbée > Tiberghien > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Tax, corporate tax, real estate taxation.


Koen is a partner and a member of the Board of Directors at Tiberghien.

His practice covers all Belgian taxes relevant for corporate, financing and real estate transactions. He focuses amongst others on international tax matters for large Belgian or foreign based multinational corporations with operations in Belgium. Mergers, acquisitions, demergers and other group reconstructions have been major elements of Koen’s corporate work.

Koen has already pleaded successfully before the European Court of Justice. He is praised in the Legal 500 Directory for ‘making you look better in front of board members’ in ‘working alongside the tax department’ and for ‘a hands-on mentality’.


Koen joined the firm in 1999 and is a partner since 2007. 

He has been a regular contributor to a wide variety of tax publications and is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars. In 2004 he was appointed as National Reporter for Belgium at the 2004 Vienna IFA Congress on Double non-taxation.

He lectures European Tax Law at the Tax School of Brussels (University of Brussels/Fiscale Hogeschool).


Dutch, French, English, German.


Koen is a member of the Brussels Bar, member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the International Bar Association (IBA). For many years Koen is a member of the editorial staff of the Belgian Journal of Tax Law (Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht).


University of Antwerp (Master in Business Law, 1998).
Vlerick Management School (Master in Tax Law, 1995).
University of Antwerp (Lic. Iuris, 1994).

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Tax

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.