BGI Belgium


BGI Belgium

Legisquadra is a law firm with headquarters in the Capital of Europe: Brussels. Legisquadra consists of an experienced team of lawyers with different backgrounds in law and business, adding practical insight, business savvy and legal knowledge.

The Legisquadra team members diversity in experience and education, is an asset that we use to the advantage of our clients. Our lawyers are members of both Dutch and French speaking bar associations, are all multilingual (English, Dutch, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian etc…) and active in international environments. Some of our lawyers are members of the spanish bars of Madrid and Zaragoza.

Putting client’s interest first, transparency, responsiveness, conscientiousness and availability are our common values.

Due to our lean structure we can react fast and remain accessible.

Our goal is to create value for our clients through efficient solutions for their legal, fiscal and financial challenges. For this, we assemble the most efficient team for each specific file (we call this “team lawyering”).

Clients are assisted in national and cross-border operations in many cases such as Company creation, Real estate operations, Asset management, Fiscal planning, Company and Commercial law, litigation and mediation.

Belgo-Hispanic and Belgo-French files are treated on a daily basis.

Areas of expertise
  • Commercial and Business Law
  • Civil Law
  • Real Estate
  • International Asset Mgmt / Inheritance
  • Banking
  • Tax and Fiscal
  • European Law
Our team
Werner Vanparijs

Werner Vanparijs
Managing Partner

Werner specialises in commercial and business matters and real estate. As an experienced lawyer and negotiator he gives advice to businesses, ranging from start up entrepreneurs to multinational corporations on how to reach their objectives through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution and litigation. He studied national and international law at the Universities of Brussels, Antwerp, Leuven (master of Laws) and Siena (It). After a common law training in the United Kingdom he joined the Brussels bar in 1996. Werner has been a partner at several highly acclaimed Law firms before founding LEGISQUADRA in 2011.

Daniel Mouson

Daniel Mouson

Daniel is an experienced lawyer in civil and commercial law. He has worked as corporate counsel and head of company for several international companies. He has an extensive expertise working with and in France and he is also professional involved in countries such as Arabic Emirates and Morocco. His professional career in the private sector, offers him solid insight in the challenges of companies and businesses. Daniel obtained a master of laws in 1977 from the “Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)”. He is a member of Brussels Bar and France National Counsel of Bars (1996).

Katleen Avermaete

Katleen Avermaete

Katleen specialises in the field of civil and commercial law and real estate law. She assists her clients in handling the legal aspects of administrating their real estate or their business(es) and in handling contractual conflicts or disputes with third parties. She adopts a pragmatic approach, be it in negotiation or litigation and she always pursues the best interests of her clients, among which firms, public authorities, individuals and associations. In addition Katleen teaches law at the university colleges of UC Leuven-Limburg (UCLL) and Odisee. She graduated from the law faculties at Université de Namur (1999) and KULeuven (2002). She successfully ended a Post-Graduate Programme in Mediation at KULeuven (2004). She joined the Brussels bar in 2002. Katleen works closely together with Souad Zarzouri who specializes in civil and family law.



BGI Belgium


Tel. +32(0)22740270
Fax +32(0)25028025
Avenue Louise 50/3
1050 Brussels

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