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Work +32 3 206 75 10
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www.crescolaw.com

Belgium

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Cresco Advocaten

Cresco Advocaten’s team provides ‘legal advice that is practical and takes into account the business environment and goals’. It is well known for its work in the venture capital space, and acts as finance and capital markets counsel for fund managers, entrepreneurs and growth companies. Fintech is another area of expertise. David Dessers, Pieter Capiau and senior associate Yannick Verrycke are noted.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Cresco Advocaten

Cresco Advocaten is a popular choice for start-ups, where it advises entrepreneurs, growth companies and investors on a range of corporate activities. The ‘extremely knowledgeableDavid Dessers and Pieter Capiau are ‘highly regarded and experienced’.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Cresco Advocaten

Cresco Advocaten has strong experience in corporate, commercial, insolvency and real estate-related disputes. Natalie Lemense heads a practice that counts AXA Belgium, Schindler and Devlieghere Invest as clients.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Cresco Advocaten

Cresco Advocaten acts for investors, entrepreneurs, domestic and foreign companies and public institutions; clients highlight the team’s ‘availability, responsiveness and pro-activeness’ among its major strengths. Filip De Schouwer is currently advising Percassi on various retail lease agreements in the Benelux region. The firm is also recommended for real estate litigation; Natalie Lemense is a key contact for dispute resolution. Tessa Gijbels and senior associate Steven Daems receive praise.

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Belgium: Industry focus

IT and telecoms
Industry focus: IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 3

Cresco Advocaten

Cresco Advocaten provides ‘an excellent service’ and ‘knows the trends before they hit the market’. It is well known for its start-up practice and also advises venture capital funds and well-established companies. In recent work, David Dessers advised an Antwerp-based start-up on the licensing of its technology to a distributor in Asia. Pieter Capiau is also noted.

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