Tax (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Axel leads Freshfields Brussels' tax team and is consistently referred to as one of the top tax advisers in the Belgian market. Clients appreciate his accuracy, his responsiveness and his prodigious knowledge of tax law.
His expertise covers financial products and financial institutions, employee benefits, and corporate, finance and M&A transactions. He advises on tax litigation matters and has acted on several landmark court decisions.
He is involved in the new tax bill planning and drafting process, acting as a technical adviser to the Belgian federal and regional governments, and the fiscal committee of the Federal and Flemish Parliament.