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Cornelissen Advocaten is a private limited liability company (BV) incorporated under Belgian law, with registered office in B-9940 Evergem, Langerbrugsestraat 13. The company is registered with the Crossroads Bank for Enterprises under number 0866378759.

The lawyers practising via Cornelissen Advocaten are members of the Ghent Bar.

The code of ethics can be consulted on the website of the Flemish Bar Association,

The manner in which the expenses and fees are costed is explained in articles 4.1 to 4.11 of the section “Calculations and Payments” in the general terms of business.

Since 1 January 2014, lawyers’ services are subject to VAT at the rate of 21 %. The company is registered with the VAT Administration under number BE0866378759.

Our professional liability is covered by Collective Professional Liability Insurance underwritten by the Flemish Bar Association with NV Amlin Europe, situated in B-1210 Brussels, Koning Albert II laan 9, for the benefit of the Association’s lawyers. The policy provides cover of up to 2,500,000 euro per individual claim.

Cornelissen Advocaten undertakes to respect your privacy, to treat your personal data as confidential and to handle them with due care.

All data are processed in accordance with the applicable legislation and rules of ethics, including the Data Protection Act of 8 December 1992 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In no case will your personal data be transferred or made available to third parties without your consent, except on the basis of a valid reason under the agreement you are party to, a legal obligation, a court order or on the instruction of a supervisory authority.

Should you require further information in relation to the processing of your personal data, please feel free to contact us at or kindly fill out the contact form on our website.