Specialists in tax law
Afschrift is a multi-awarded boutique law firm established in Brussels, Antwerp, Geneva, Luxembourg, Madrid and Tel Aviv. The firm which has 24 lawyers provides personalised consultancy services on the fields of direct and indirect taxation, especially (international) tax optimisation and (corporate, estate and real estate) planning, while defending taxpayers in tax and white collar crime cases before the courts. Managing Partner and founder Thierry Afschrift is the cornerstone of the firm. He is also professor to the Free University of Brussels and deputy judge to the Court of Appeal, and was awarded Best Tax Lawyer-Belgium 2009 World Finance Magazine. Afschrift is a niche tax boutique: its lawyers, most of which teach at the University of Brussels, practice almost exclusively in tax cases and services, and have a highly personalised approach. The firm has participated in the major tax trials of the past 20 years and acts as a counsel for several Belgian, Swiss and Luxembourgian banks and financial institutions, as well as also acting for high-net worth individuals.