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Maurice Krings
"Law is about ideals, not just deals"
Maurice Krings, is the founder of the Krings Law Firm. Maurice obtained his Law Degree magna cum laude from the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 1978. His internship with the Bar President Lucien Simont taught him the techniques of appeal in cassation. He took courses in business management at the Ecole de Commerce Solvay, currently Solvay Business School.

Mr. Krings founded the Law firm in 2005 together with Martine Eulaerts. Maurice has many years of experience in the field of company law, accounting, tax law, and commercial contracts. He mentors and teaches Belgian company law to trainee lawyers at the Brussels Bar Association.

He advises Belgian and foreign businesses in contracts negotiations, acquisitions legal and fiscal development, company sales and liquidations, transfers of business branches, etc.

Maurice has established an international reputation in all his activities through his association with major law firms, both in Belgium and abroad. He regularly speaks at law conferences.

He has developed considerable expertise in the field of national and international arbitration. For over 30 years, he has been a frequent institutional arbitrator through several organizations (i.e., CCI, CEPANI, NAI) or ad hoc arbitrations.

Maurice is an active member of numerous professional organisations. He volunteers in the community through the Bar Association and is committed to serving with integrity for the defence of justice. From 2008 to 2011 he was a member of the Brussels Bar Council and since 2013 he has been director of the French and German-speaking Bars (AVOCATS.BE). Maurice is also a full member of Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) whose activities he has supported for several years.

Fields of expertise:
  • Corporate law
  • Civil and commercial contract law
  • Tax law
  • Arbitration
  • Judicial litigation
  • Disciplinary law
Languages:
  • French
  • Dutch
  • English
Legal information
General: + 32 (0)2 247 03 50
Direct: +32 (0)2 247 03 51
Fax: +32(0)2 216 37 95
E-mail: maurice.krings(at)krings-law.be