- Ghent is KPMG Law’s fifth local office in addition to its locations in Antwerp, Brussels, Hasselt and Kortrijk
- The new office will kickstart with a team of 5 lawyers based in the Ghent office
Ghent, Belgium, 13 September 2023 – KPMG Law is thrilled to open its new office in Ghent, signaling a significant leap towards providing enhanced client support and reinforcing our commitment to the region.
This expansion represents our dedication to meeting our clients’ evolving needs. With our new local presence in Ghent, we aim to establish deeper connections within the community and offer tailored solutions to address the unique challenges and opportunities of the region. Ghent's future-oriented entrepreneurship ecosystem, its sea-harbor, prominence in life sciences and innovative sectors, make it an appealing location for KPMG Law. Moreover, Ghent’s vibrant student life and location for a top Belgian University make it all the more attractive as a talent hub.
Gerald Van Walle, Managing Partner at KPMG Law:
“In today's rapidly shifting and increasingly complex global legal landscape, our clients need flexibility, connection, and the utmost client service to meet their needs. As their trusted legal advisors, KPMG Law is dedicated to maintaining the best relationship with our clients and community at large, transforming challenges into opportunities. Following our achievements in Hasselt and Kortrijk, expanding into Ghent with a locally based team is the natural progression for us. We're excited to welcome Emmanuel Leroux, whose extensive legal experience and expertise make him the ideal leader for our Ghent office.”
Emmanuel Leroux, Senior Counsel at KPMG Law:
“The Ghent region is a robust market with distinct regional challenges and needs. Our successful experiences in Kortrijk and Hasselt have shown us the importance of proximity to clients in building a strong law firm. We are determined to replicate our strong client relationships in Ghent and I couldn’t be anymore thrilled to lead the new office in Ghent with a great team.”
About KPMG Law
KPMG Law is an international law firm operating across the fields of corporate and M&A, administrative and public, real estate, banking and finance, employment, tax, dispute resolution as well as business and commercial law. We are also specialized in international private law, offering advice across the board for legal business issues, and the understanding of Belgian and French comparative law in the Eurometropole Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai region.
Our clients range from medium to large organizations, listed companies, and family-owned businesses that span across industries, including government bodies and financial institutions. Clients look to us for industry insight, expertise on the latest knowledge of laws and regulations, and dedicated support that focuses on the unique challenges of their business. Beyond our local team, we are supported by a global network that helps us adequately tackle cross-border restructurings and operations.
Gerald Van Walle (NL)
T: +32 495 375 099
Cherie Wee (EN/FR)
KPMG in Belgium
T: +32 477 983 115
Audee Van Winkel (NL/FR)
Corporate Communications Officer
KPMG in Belgium
T: +32 473 327 344