Tetra Law > Brussels, Belgium > Firm Profile

Tetra Law
Avenue Louise 240/3
B-1050 Brussels

Belgium > Fraud and white-collar crime Tier 3

Tetra Law is noted for its expertise pertaining to tax fraud and anti-money laundering, where the firm defends individuals and corporations in both domestic and cross-border cases. Sabrina Scarnà is the key partner and specialises in criminal tax law, assisting clients with investigations and defending them in disputes.

Practice head(s):

Sabrina Scarnà


‘Availability and competence.’

‘High competence and strong fighting spirit.’

‘Sabrina Scarnà is real top fiscal lawyer in Belgium.’

Key clients


Serge Kubla

Work highlights

  • Advised ING in a case where it was accused of helping Franco Dragone evade Belgian tax by withholding tax on dividends from a company he owned in the BVI.
  • Acted for Serge Kubla in the Duferco case, which has spanned over a decade and involved charges of corruption, forgery and money laundering.

Belgium > Employment Tier 4

Belgian SMEs, listed companies and a growing roster of global clients instruct Tetra Law to advise on the employment aspects of corporate M&A and restructuring as well as to act in discrimination, harassment, fraud, and safety-related litigation. The team also draws on practice head Sylvie Lacombe‘s vast experience in transactional and contentious work to handle all matters surrounding the modification and termination of work contracts.

Practice head(s):

Sylvie Lacombe

Other key lawyers:

Julie Malingreau


‘We worked with Sylvie Lacombe and Julie Malingreau and they are both very efficient. They had a good understanding of our demands and fulfilled them quickly.’

‘We appreciated working with Tetra Law. The team was available and could deliver qualitative work. The team also made itself available to collaborate with US partners to advise us for our US matters. This was appreciated.’

‘The team we worked with was qualitative and extremely skilled. This helped us to take the best decisions for our cases.’

‘Collaborating with Tetra Law is very easy. They have a very professional approach. They simplify complicated topics so that you can participate more easily.’

‘Julie Malingreau is a brilliant lawyer, clever, determined, very good contact, very supportive.’

Key clients

Acumen Public Affairs

Armonea Group

Bank Nagelmackers SA

Befimmo Group


Chimay Group

Codic Belgique

Euronext Brussels

Jones Lang Lasalle SPRL

Lagardère Travel Retail Belgium


Pemco Belgium


Work highlights

  • Advised Befimmo on the labour-related aspects of a transfer of undertaking in the course of its transition to a Specialised Real Estate Investment Fund after acquisition by private investors.
  • Advised Pemco Belgium on the social security, tax, and labour aspects of its acquisition by Pemco International Group after its sale by the Prince group (now Vibrantz).
  • Represented three clients employed in the public sector in a criminal complaint against a common colleague for sexual and moral harassment at work.

Belgium > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 6

In addition to advising on the corporate aspects of mid-market M&A, boutique firm Tetra Law is able to provide its client base of Belgian and international businesses and funds with integrated tax and employment advice. Next to transactional work, areas of focus for the team include corporate governance and capital markets as well as real estate projects. The practice is co-led by tax and corporate specialists Baudouin Paquot and Jérôme Terfve.

Practice head(s):

Baudouin Paquot; Jérôme Terfve


‘Very experienced and solution-oriented lawyers.’

‘Baudouin Paquot and Jérôme Terfve are very experienced multidisciplinary lawyers and talented negotiators with a good understanding of family businesses.’

‘Baudouin Paquot is a great Belgian tax lawyer with a deep knowledge of the Belgian and Luxembourg real estate market. He knows how to give the right message at the right time in the right manner.’

‘Very focus on practical issues, broad market knowledge, constructive and reactive.’

‘Baudouin Paquot has great experience in M&A. I particularly appreciate Baudouin because he’s very pragmatic and attentive to human relations.’

Key clients


Wako Group





MTV Networks

Codic International

Premium Spirits

Malterie du Château

Pierre Marcolini Group

Dental Promotion & Innovation


Be Park


MBI services

Work highlights

  • Advised Codic International on a new project in Luxembourg covering approximately 50,000 sqm and carried out through a Luxembourg-based alternative investment fund, pooling Codic’s co-investors.
  • Assisted Pierre Marcolini Group’s historical shareholders with selling their participation to Japan-based VM2 Holdings, owned by South Korean PE fund MBK Partners.
  • Advised Be Park SA’s founder and a family-controlled private equity investment company on the negotiation of the transfer of approximately 60% of Be Park SA’s shares, including the joint venture with Electra, to INDIGO.