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About Laga

Our firm and its practitioners are regularly recognised by respected legal directories for the quality of our services as a Belgian firm.

Chambers & Partners

Chambers Global 2019

Our Banking & Finance and Corporate - M&A practices, partners Werner Van LembergenDavid Roelens and Hendrik Viaene received high praise.

View and read about Laga's Ranked Departments and Ranked Lawyers in Chambers Global 2019


2019 IFLR1000 

Laga is among Belgian law firms recommended by IFLR1000 in the newly released edition of their guide.

In its 2019 edition, IFLR1000 (the guide to the leading financial law firms), recommends Laga's Banking and finance, capital markets and M&A teams.

Werner Van LembergenDavid Roelens and Benoît Féron continue to be highly regarded and have been recommended as Leading LawyersHendrik Viaene, who recently joined Laga, is recommended as rising star for EU Competition.

Client feedback includes:

  • “Intelligent lawyers, who are punctual and have broad knowledge.”

Read the full 2019 IFLR1000 review of Laga

Chambers & Partners

Chambers HNW 2018

For its work in private wealth law, Laga's Private Client practice Greenille by Laga has been recommended by Chambers & Partners in their 2018 HNW guide.

Private Client partners Alain-Laurent VerbekeMathieu Ex and Bart Verdickt received high praise as notable practitioners.

Client comments in Chambers' research include:

  • "One of the most prominent firms in the market"
  • "They are certainly one of the leading firms in the area... They are one of the bigger teams. They are multidisciplinary, they offer tax advice and advice on pure civil law aspects"
  • "They are very focused on this area, and they have a very good reputation for wealth management"

Read our firm's profile in the Chambers 2018 HNW guide.

Chambers & Partners

Chambers Europe 2018

For its work in the Belgian market, Laga has again been recommended by Chambers Europe in their 2018 guide.

Our Banking & FinanceCorporate - M&AEmploymentReal Estate and Tax practices, with Werner Van LembergenDavid RoelensStijn DemeestereLuc De BroeAnnick Visschers and Danny Stas, received high praise.

Client comments in Chambers' research include:

  • "...very entrepreneurial and keen to help clients make deals"
  • "...good understanding of client expectations and work to deadlines"
  • "...delivers excellent work"
  • "...the junior people are well equipped and know what they are doing"
  • "...very good professionals and very pragmatic. They are very solution-orientated and remain calm in very high-pressure circumstances"
  • "...layered and well-oiled collaboration between different specialists, converging in a focused approach"
  • "...the advice of the team is always very constructive and they are able to deal with complex matters"
  • (the lawyers) "explain difficult matters in an easy way. We get advice on time, even if the deadlines are very short"
  • "always available"
  • (Clients praise team's) "knowledge of permanent establishment issues, tonnage tax and VAT."

Read Chambers Europe's recommendation of our Banking & FinanceCorporate-M&AEmploymentReal Estate and Tax practices