• HVG Welcomes Herman and Giovanni

    Posted on September 15, 2017 HVG advocaten-avocats is pleased to welcome Herman De Wilde and Giovanni Verkooren to our team. Herman will work as an Executive Director in the Corporate and Commercial Law Department and Giovanni will work as a M&A Manager. Giovanni and Herman newsflash

  • New joiners 2017

    Posted on September 14, 2017 HVG advocaten-avocats is pleased to welcome four new joiners in our team! New joiners 2017  

  • HVG Welcomes Marie-Hélène

    Posted on September 13, 2017 HVG advocaten-avocats (HVG) is pleased to announce the arrival of Marie-Hélène Jacquemin as Executive Director to lead the Employment and Labor Law department. HVG Welcomes Marie-Hélène

  • HVG welcomes a new EU Competition Law team

    Posted on August 22, 2017 HVG advocaten-avocats welcomes Kiran Desai as Partner to lead the EU Competition Law team.  He is joined by Margarita Peristeraki and Manu Mohan. HVG welcomes a new EU Competition Law team

  • Belgian Federal Government announces major corporate tax reform

    Posted on August 16, 2017 On 26 July 2017, the Belgian Federal Government announced a major reform of the Belgian corporate tax system as a part of a broader political agreement on the budget, taxation and other measures to improve the competitiveness of Belgium. Belgian Federal Government announces major corporate tax reform

Holland Van Gijzen: lawyers who distinguish themselves

About HVG

HVG is a rapidly growing law firm in the Belgian market. We are an ambitious firm with a no-nonsense mentality. Our lawyers are active in all major jurisdictions that affect businesses.

We operate as a multidisciplinary practice (MDP). Hence, our approach is clearly different to that taken by traditional law firms. The reason for that is the privileged cooperation HVG has entered into with EY Tax Consultants. We ensure that our clients obtain legal, tax, etc. services of a uniform quality in an integrated way. All pieces of advice seamlessly reinforce each other and provide greater added value.

Core activities
HVG is a full-service business law firm. Our thorough expertise in corporate law, transaction, tax, IP/IT, employment and labor law, commercial and distribution law, financial law and litigation ensures that we can assist with the full spectrum of legal matters your company needs and that it is provided with the best/specialized legal advice. Our lawyers are decisive in their work, pragmatic, clear in the course of actions and are open to interaction. Our priority is given to the interests of the client.

Our clients
HVG advises start-ups, particularly in the technology sector, SMEs, large corporations, family owned businesses and global corporations. Many of our clients are in the sectors where most of our lawyers have a focus, namely, private equity, banking, government and public sector, real estate, technology, telecommunications, automotive, health care, life sciences, industrial products, consumer products and retail.

The core idea of our strategy is a strong and well coordinated cooperation. This way, starting from a specialized position, we have the ability to offer our clients high quality services beyond the physical office boundaries. Our approach is pragmatic and multidisciplinary. Wherever you do business, both nationally and internationally we are able to provide you with our services in a practical and effective way.

Our structure and offices
HVG advocaten-avocats operates on a national and international scale, with offices in Brussels and with HVG in the Netherlands having offices in Amsterdam, The Hague, Eindhoven, Rotterdam, Utrecht and two legal desks in London and New-York. We have corresponding offices in most jurisdictions in Europe and also in Asia, the Americas, Middle East, Africa and Oceania.