Mr Stijn Vastmans > Tiberghien > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

Tiberghien
AVENUE DU PORT 86C/419
1000 BRUSSELS
Belgium

Work Department

Tax

Position

Stijn is a partner at Tiberghien. As the head of the VAT, customs and excises department, Stijn is a key figure within the Tiberghien tax practice.

The department handles a diverse range of VAT related issues. Because of this, Stijn also developed an extensive experience in real estate, finance, the public and non-profit sector, logistics and international trade. He specializes, amongst other practice areas, in specific VAT issues for the public sector, real estate projects, public-private partnerships, import/export transactions, financial services, VAT audit and litigation.

Career

He is the author of various articles on VAT in tax newsletters. He is responsible for updating the Tiberghien Tax Manual for indirect taxes. He is also a regular speaker at internal and external tax seminars.

Languages

Dutch, English, French, German

Memberships

Stijn works both on a national and an international level and represents Tiberghien in various international VAT network groups.

Education

Ghent University (Master in Tax Law, 2001)
Ghent University (Master in Law, 2000)

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Tax

Tax boutique Tiberghien is equally highly regarded by corporate, private and institutional clients across all areas of tax law. It generates a strong flow of work from entities based throughout the Benelux region, as well as foreign multinational corporates with operations in Belgium. Team head Koen Morbée is knowledgeable about the tax aspects of corporate, finance and real estate transactions. He has a particularly notable specialism in EU tax and international tax. Bernard Peeters has specialist knowledge of double tax treaties and Alain Van Geel‘s tax expertise has an interface with areas such as Belgian and international family law, matrimonial property law and inheritance law. Gerd Goyvaerts handles tax issues associated with Anglo-Saxon trusts and foundations, and anti-money laundering legislation. Another key figure is Stijn Vastmans, who heads up the VAT, customs and excise department. Notable individuals furthermore include Claudine BodeuxGriet Vanden Abeele and Robin Minjauw. In a significant development, the sports departments of Tiberghien and ALTIUS joined forces to form a new legal services provider dedicated to the sports sector, which is known as ATFIELD; tax expert Daan Buylaert is one of the key contacts at the new entity.