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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 focuses mainly on start-ups, SMEs, Belgian subsidiaries of foreign companies and Belgian companies with interests abroad. Our specializations are situated mainly on a number of specific market sectors such as private equity banking government and public sector real estate technology and telecommunications automotive sector health care and life sciences Industrial products consumer products.

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.