Company and corporate law

Faber Inter Legal is composed of specialists in corporate law who not only have an in-depth legal knowledge but also a concrete knowledge of corporate life.

Olivier Van Herstraeten has held management positions in various Belgian groups and listed companies for nearly 20 years, in particular as Corporate Secretary and General Counsel, which has enabled him to deal with numerous governance and company law issues in the field.

Cédric Malherbe has been practicing corporate law for over 15 years and also has expertise in not-for-profit associations, foundations and international not-for-profit associations.

Apart from the classic corporate housekeeping issues (organisation of boards of directors and general meetings, revision of the articles of association,…), the firm can help you in the following areas..:

  • Negotiation and drafting of a shareholder agreement
  • Managing a shareholder conflict
  • Structuring control of a company or group
  • Directors’ liability
  • Mergers, divisions and acquisitions
  • Capital transactions (increase, reduction,…)
  • Appointment of provisional administrators and other urgent measures in times of crisis
  • Protection of minority shareholders’ rights
  • Legal audit and legal risk mapping
  • Self-assessment by boards of directors and specialized committees
  • Legal support in the context of crisis management, particularly in the area of communication
  • Governance of listed companies (Code of good governance, Buysse codes,…)
  • Compliance risk management (whistleblowing, fraud prevention, code of ethics, GDPR,…)

Michel Forges

"Michel is a recognized specialist of the law of seizures and of security interests. He is frequently appointed as arbitrator and he is an approved mediator" Partner Phone : +32 (0)2 639 63 69 E-mail : m.forges@faberinter.be Member of the Brussels Bar since 1982,...

Patrick della Faille

PartnerPhone : +32 (0)495 50 20 56E-mail : p.dellafaille@faberinter.bePatrick della Faille graduated in 1992 as licentiate in law at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain). In 1994 he obtained a master in Corporate Finance at the LSM-UCLouvain and...

Nicolas Houssiau

  "Nicolas’ practice primarily focuses on tax and company las" Partner Phone : +32 (0)2 639 63 63 E-mail : n.houssiau@faberinter.be Nicolas Houssiau, founding partner of Faber Inter Legal, has been a member of the Brussels Bar since 1999. After his law degree,...

Tristan Krstic

« Negotiation and litigation can be compared to a chess game, combined to a poker game. One must anticipate the opponent’s reactions, guess his cards and his weaknesses and react fast, what is often stimulating and motivating. »Partner Phone : + 32 (0)474 86 77 81...

Christine Sartini Vandenkerckhove

  "With extensive litigation experience and as an approved mediator in civil and commercial mediation, Christine helps clients to solve their problems in the best possible way, mainly in real estate matters." Partner Phone : +32 (0)2 373 09 10 E-mail...

Martin Van Beirs

Partner Phone : +32 (0)477 31 50 98 E-mail : m.vanbeirs@faberinter.beWith a degree in law (magna cum laude) from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Martin began his legal career in 1984 with the Liedekerke association. In 1994, he participated in the creation of the...

Nicole Van Crombrugghe

  "Nicole has extensive experience in international transactions, both in mergers and acquisitions and commercial contracts." Partner Phone : +32 (0)2 373 09 10 E-mail : n.vancrombrugghe@faberinter.be Nicole holds a law degree from the Université Catholique de...

Geert Van Grieken

  "Geert also followed an education program at the University of Montpellier" Partner Phone Brussels : +32 (0)2 639 63 62 Phone Antwerpen : +32 (0)3 887 34 05 E-mail : g.vangrieken@faberinter.be Geert Van Grieken, a founding member of Faber Inter Legal, is a...

Olivier Van Herstraeten

  "Olivier’s practice concentrates on business law in general and he has a strong knowledge of company, tax and contract law" Partner Phone : +32 (0)2 639 63 72 E-mail : o.vanherstraeten@faberinter.be After a career as a lawyer specialising in corporate and tax...

Francis Vanhoonacker

Partner Phone : + 32 (0)56 21 29 00 E-mail : f.vanhoonacker@faberinter.be Francis Vanhoonacker is holder of a Licentiate in Law degree, graduated in Fiscal Sciences from E.H.S.A.L. in Brussels and Licenciate in Notarial Law from VUB. He has been a lawyer in the firm...

Tamara Leclercq

"The human side of the conflict is at the centre of Tamara’s concerns." Of Counsel Phone : +32 (0)2 373 09 20 E-mail : t.leclercq@faberinter.be Tamara is a lawyer at the Brussels Bar since 1988. She mainly deals with civil and commercial law (real estate law,...

Hilde Palmers

  "Hilde's main areas of practice are corporate law, construction and real estate law, as well as conflict management in commercial leases." Lawyer Phone : +32 (0)3 887 34 05 E-mail : h.palmers@faberinter.be Hilde Palmers was first admitted to the Brussels Bar in...

“Faber Inter Legal is made up of specialists in corporate law who not only have in-depth legal knowledge but also practical knowledge of business life.”