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Our focus is to connect the law to the day-to-day practice of your business and we offer to assist and represent our customers in all legal matters in relation with our client’s commerce.

Rawlings Giles Brussels advices both Belgian and foreign companies in matters such as:

Corporate law
If our clients need to solve or avoid some conflicts of shareholders or within management we can advise them and represent them to defend their interests. These kind of disputes often threaten the wellbeing or the very existence of a company. We can advise on appropriate corporate law measures as well as the development of successful defence strategies. Our practice in litigation helps our team to give such advices.

We also handle issues of corporate governance or compliance with the Belgian Company Code and other legislations. We advise directors and their companies with respect to issues relating to their liability and represent them in disputes.

Employment law
Employment law has a huge importance in Belgium and is crucial for your business. We therefore focus our services to provide to our customers the best advices to fulfill the national employment legislation. We also represent employers and workers in employment law disputes, provide assistance in drafting employment agreements, standard or tailored work rules, dismissal documents,… 
Commercial law
Commercial law covers a wide range of types of business transactions. It consist of the negotiating and drafting of commercial agreements such as agency, distribution, licensing, and general commercial agreements. We ensure that these agreements meet the business goals of our clients and comply with the applicable laws.
Disputes / risks analysis / litigation
We have have in-depth experience in representing and defending the interests of clients before all Belgian courts as well as before national and international arbitration tribunals.

Our team does not only litigate in general commercial cases and liability matters, but is also a litigation specialist in domains such as corporate law, real estate, distribution law, insolvency and privacy.

Incorporation
Rawlings Giles Brussels advices both Belgian and foreign companies in the formation of Belgian legal entities.

In starting a business it is crucial to pick the proper legal entity and the business structure that is suitable for your needs. It’s more than filing the right paperwork with the registrar of companies, it also about employment and management agreements, businnes models, financing and effective decision making processes.

Rawlings Giles can help you to define the best legal form for your business and prepare all required documentations and fulfill all formailities.

We can assist you in matters such as:

    • Draft of articles of association/by-laws
    • Draft of shareholders agreements
    • Outline decision-making processes within the business
    • Filing documents with the Belgian register of legal entities
    • Assisting companies in relations with notary public and auditors

We enable companies and their directors to comply with statutory provisions under Belgian law and issues of director’s liability