Maarten Somers > Schoups > Antwerp, Belgium > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Private Construction Law; Public Procurement Law and PPP; International Construction Contracts


Maarten Somers is a partner at Schoups.

Maarten is active in public procurement and PPP as well as broader real estate and construction law. He advises and represents clients before courts and arbitral tribunals as well as outside these courts, specializing in construction disputes. 

He regularly publishes and lectures on the aforementioned subjects. 

Maarten worked at the Stibbe law firm in Brussels for more than six years before joining the firm in September 2012.

In addition, Maarten was a teaching assistant in Property Law at the University of Antwerp for 5 years.

He is a member of the Bar at the Province of Antwerp.


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Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Real estate and construction

Schoups is a ‘go-to firm for construction‘ and its ‘exceptionally committed‘ team is ‘very knowledgeable of the Belgian construction sector‘. Construction projects form a key pillar of the practice, and the firm is also strong in contentious and non-contentious public procurement work, as well as development disputes. The ‘outstanding‘ and ‘very professionalMarco Schoups leads the team, which includes ‘very skilled negotiatorKris Lemmens, PPP expert Maarten Somers and Siegfried Busscher, who is ‘a highly responsive specialist in private construction law matters and a keen litigator‘.