Established in Brussels for more than 35 years, we are a business law firm with some 25 Belgian qualified lawyers. Our strengths include commercial arbitration and litigation, corporate, commercial contracts, aviation, data protection, insurance, employment, real estate, tax and intellectual property. We also have an extensive public sector practice in Belgium as well as an EU competition law practice.
Our rates are deliberately pitched at the mid to lower range of the international market and we apply a transparent fees policy which allow clients to work on the basis of established budgets with no surprises. We act regularly for US and other foreign clients in both transactional and litigation matters. References may be obtained upon request. Via its membership of the TELFA network, the firm has direct and tested access to expert advice in almost all other European jurisdictions. The working languages of the firm are French, Dutch, English, German, Italian and Spanish.Number of professionals: 25
Charles Price has been a member of the Brussels Bar Association since 1978.
He graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1972 with a degree in English law. In 1973, he began his career in Belgium in one of the three largest Belgian law firms. In 1982, he was the first lawyer of British nationality to be admitted to the French-speaking Bar Association of Brussels. In 1986, he founded PRICE & PARTNERS, which merged with DLA PIPER in 2002. He has been a partner in CEW & PARTNERS since 2005.
Former Vice-President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg, he is the director of CEPANI, the most well-known arbitration institution in Belgium.
He is recognized by the Brussels Bar Association as a specialist in arbitration law. He also has extensive experience in competition law, European law including aviation law and international contracts.
- Belgian Company law reform: update 1 novembre 2018On 23 October 2018, the Belgian Commercial and Business Law Parliamentary Committee approved at a first reading stage the draft Law reforming Belgian Company law. The draft Law has now to be approved at a second reading of the Committee and then submitted to the plenary session of the Belgian ...
- Belgian UBO register: complex structures – who is the ultimate beneficial owner? 17 octobre 2018The Belgian Law of 18 September 2017 (the “Law”) implementing the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive of May 2015 (the “4th AML Directive”) has established the Ultimate Beneficial Owners Register (“UBO Register”) in which Belgian companies, non-profit organizations, foundations, trusts and other similar entities have to record their ultimate beneficial owners. ...