Kristof Hectors > Schoups > Antwerp, Belgium > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Environmental Law; Public Procurement Law and PPP; Real Estate & Project Development




Kristof obtained his law degree at the KU Leuven in 2007 and completed another LLM in European and International Environmental and Energy Law. He is a member of the Bar of the province of Antwerp.

Kristof joined the firm Schoups in December 2013, after working more than five years as a lawyer at DLA Piper UK LLP and Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick.

Kristof specializes in public law. He advises clients and litigates before the administrative courts and civil courts on environmental law. Environmental law includes spatial planning in the broad sense of the word as well as energy law. The awarding of public contracts, real estate law and the legal aspects of project development also fall within his field of expertise.

He regularly publishes on these matters and advises clients in the field of project development.


Dutch; English; French


Member of the General Assembly of the College Eucharistisch Hart in Essen

Member of the editorial board of “Omgeving teRecht” of Larcier.


• LLM in European & International Energy and Environmental Law, KU Leuven, 2008
• Law degree, KU Leuven, 2007
• Undergraduate law degree, University of Antwerp, 2005

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Environment

The environment group at Schoups, led by experienced specialists Kristof Hectors and Charles Poncelet, chiefly advises on planning, permitting, compliance, and litigation matters. The firm ‘stands out for its combination of legal acumen, client-focused approach, and technological innovation‘. Céline Bimbenet is a key advisor on expropriation law, and Roel Meeus is another key member of the team.