Monard Law is an independent full-service business law firm in Belgium. Established nearly 30 years ago, the firm currently includes approximately 100 lawyers forming multi-disciplinary sector teams. Our clientele ranges from private individuals, governmental authorities, small or medium sized companies to major multinationals. We are recognized in the market for our pragmatic, no-nonsense approach coupled with a strong commitment to deliver concrete and pragmatic solutions to help clients to reach their objectives. We handle our clients’ legal challenges at both local and cross border levels. We collaborate closely with other stand-alone top-tier firms in their respective local markets allowing us to bring a seamless service to our clients.
Monard Law has developed regional desks such as China, France, German and Poland desks, which serve as a knowledge hub for clients’ in or outbound investments.
Tax & Tax Litigation
The Tax department of Monard Law counts 6 lawyers. The team offers the unique combination of tax advice, tax litigation, including advice on tax disputes and criminal tax proceedings, as well as estate planning. Furthermore, the department also provides tax advisory services in different tax related matters, including the structuring of reorganizations (mergers, split,…) and acquisitions, the development of stock option plans and the application for tax rulings The department assists corporate clients, public authorities and private individuals.
Banking, Finance & Capital Markets
Monard Law’s finance practice focuses on financing of Belgian entrepreneurs (through leveraged financing, bond issues or alternative lending), aircraft finance, real estate finance and financing of private wealth investments such as creative art lending and corporate jet financing. It also has a strong PPP finance record. Monard law has also developed an established fund practice with a special focus on alternative investment funds. Generally, Monard Law has gained a strong foothold in the Belgian financing landscape as a trusted advisor for both financial institutions and corporations, with experience in the full range of finance and capital markets transactions.
Monard law combines the transactional and regulatory practice with financial litigation.