THIERRY LAUWERS

Lawyer – Partner.
Founder, Lawyer and lecturer of various courses, Lawyer Bar Association of Ghent and Brussels.

Thierry Lauwers (1972, Ghent) obtained his law degree from the University of Ghent (R.U.G.) in 1995 (cum laude). In 1996, he graduated magna cum laude as a master in tax law (licence spéciale en droit fiscal) at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (U.L.B.).

Thierry Lauwers is a lawyer specialized in tax law since 1996. He started his professional career at the Brussels Bar as an associate of M. Jean-Pierre Lagae (Linklaters) and subsequently as an associate of M. John Kirkpatrick (Liedekerke).

Afterwards he set up his own tax law practice. He is the founding partner of Lauwers & Seutin Tax Lawyers, with offices located in Sint-Martens-Latem (Ghent), Brussels and Liège.

Watch the interview about the securities tax (in Dutch) with Thierry Lauwers in "The Free Market" (één)
Education
  • Master of Laws – Ghent University
  • One-try-only examination “Special Licence in Tax Law”  – Brussels University
Author
  • Year book Fiscal case-law 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.
  • Taxation seen through another lens: Local taxes.
  • Taxation seen through another lens: Regional taxes.
  • Taxation seen through another lens: International tax law.
  • Manual Local Taxes.
  • Manual Regional Taxes: Quo vadis?
  • Manual International Tax Law.
  • Local taxes and the tax authorities. Guidance in jurisdictions and procedures.
  • Regional taxes and the tax authorities. Guidance in jurisdictions and procedures.
Lecturer
  • Bachelor Accountancy-Taxation
  • Post Bachelor Applied Taxation
  • Postgraduate training Property Law
  • Postgraduate training Financial Law
Other professional activities
  • Editorial board member New Notarial Quarterly Review
  • Board member Magazine for Case-law of Ghent and Western-Flanders
  • Editor Local and Regional Taxes
  • Editor Manual for House Rent and Commercial Rent
  • Editor Magazine for Local and Regional Taxes
  • Annotator Magazine for Tax Law
  • Annotator Magazine for Case-law of Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent
  • Board member (secretary-general) of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Founding member of the Belgian Association of Tax Lawyers (BATL)
  • Board member of the Association of accountants, auditors, tax consultants, bookkeepers and fiscal experts (VABF)