Corbus Lawyers


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About us


Passionate about law

Corbus is an acronym of core business and business law. Our passion is law, in particular business law, and our approach is pragmatic and based on achieving solutions.

Our objective is clear: find solutions which really do strengthen your company or organisation. It is a process where we always start out by looking at things from your perspective. We enjoy investing in long-term relationships so that we can be sure what your real priorities are.
Corbus aims at being the number one reference in its local market, as reliable legal partner for the entrepreneur and the enterprising institution.

It goes without saying that our various legal departments, including family law, property law, and labour law, can also handle the legal issues of those outside the business world in economic terms.

Our services range from legal advice to settling disputes, all in clear and comprehensive language. It is where Corbus can make a difference for you.

Open communication and clear agreements

We attach great importance to open communication and clear agreements. The services of a lawyer tend to be tailor-made to a client's needs, where mutual trust and a good cultural fit can be decisive. Please see our information document and our terms and conditions, which contain detailed information on our services and our standard agreements.

Tailored to our clients

We offer our clients alternative fee arrangements. Of course our clients can opt for hourly rates where we offer an optimal blend. Furthermore we give our clients the possibility to opt for a flat fee for handling their legal work. This flat fee could cover a specific project, or day to day legal support during a specific period of time. No extra costs, but a transparent and simple legal budget. The advantages of an in-house counsel, but more freely and more flexible, one on one with your specific legal needs.

SME portfolio

SMEs can use our SME portfolio, and receive a subsidy from the Flemish government for the advice we provide. For example, Corbus can offer you assistance in the start-up of a new activity, the development of a legal structure for your business activities, rolling out a national or international distribution network, property development, or any questions about intellectual property or IT.

Your legal partner in outsourcing

Do you have a unexpected and temporary need for legal support on site or at your company, or would you like to temporary strengthen your legal department? Our experienced lawyers can support you in house so you can continue to focus on your core business.

Save valuable time

Our lawyers can assist you in bridging this period without worries. We can efficiently take over your legal processes or support you in your daily legal activities, in the preparation and/or realization of a specific project, a reorganization or acquisition process, in negotiations with key partners, debtors, in organizing your contract management etc. This allows you to save precious time that you can invest in strengthening your own market position.

Working together with our law firm

Do you consider taking legal outsourcing into consideration? After a meeting and analysis of your organization we can work out a customized offer. Our lawyers will work at a fixed rate and for a certain period at your project. Of course you can count on our discretion and make the best use of our extra legal know-how to the benefit of your company. Our expert lawyers are flexible and, of course, bound by professional secrecy.

For more information about our legal outsourcing services please do not hesitate to contact us so we can have an informal talk.

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areas of expertise

Business law

Business law

Focus on solutions
Corporate law is our CORe BUSiness. As enterprising lawyers, we enjoy offering you our thoughts, so that we can quickly find you a positive outcome. This allows you to focus on your business, with no extra concerns.

Property and administrative law

For businesses, government and private individuals
Companies, governments and private individuals are often confronted with property and administrative law, even if they would rather avoid it. Corbus, however, can rely on many years of experience in property and administrative law. For example, Corbus has been the trusted advisor to the largest estate agent franchise in Belgium for many years, as well as a number of well-known construction companies and property developers.

Property and administrative law
ICT, Internet and data protection

ICT, Internet and data protection

Just as many opportunities as challenges
ICT developments, especially the Internet, raise new legal issues on a daily basis, hardly surprising since the legal framework has not yet taken it into account. Corbus can lead you through the minefields of the digital world, whether you are a start-up or an established business. We can offer you efficient support, so you can make the most of all the opportunities available.

Intellectual property and media law

Protection does not have to be expensive or complicated
The value of many companies lies in their intellectual property, in other words their intangible assets. Despite this, many Belgian businesspeople worry about applying for a patent or trademark protection because they think that the protection of intellectual property is complicated or expensive. Corbus will be more than happy to help you safeguard the economic value of your business name, logo, product, slogan etc.

Intellectual property and media law
Labour and social security

Labour and social security

For employers and employees
Individual labour law governs the employment relationship between employers and employees, while collective labour law governs the relationship between employee representative bodies and employers. Whether you are looking for advice or procedural information in either area, Corbus can help you.

Family and asset

Expert assistance during exceptional events
Exceptional life-changing events deserve special assistance. In addition, personal relationships and emotions are very important within families. Corbus can help steer you around points of conflict with thorough preparation and proper organisation, and even if disputes do arise, we can assist you expertly and discreetly.

Family and asset


Mediation: a proper alternative to resolving disputes
Litigation is not always the best option for you or your organisation. Mediation focuses on restoring communication and safeguarding the relationship, whether it be commercial or otherwise. It differs in that the decision rests with the parties themselves, because mediation is based on voluntary and confidential talks under the supervision of an impartial mediator. When mediating, Corbus always strives to achieve quick and lasting solutions.

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International: in and beyond Europe

Are you looking for legal advice for activities outside Belgium, or do you have a dispute abroad? Thanks to our extensive experience, we have built up good personal relationships with many mid-sized law firms both in Europe and beyond.

For example, Corbus is the Belgian partner in e-iure, a network of business-orientated law firms spread over Europe, the USA, South America, India and Australia. Partners in this network collaborate actively and share each other's expertise, thereby ensuring that they are also able to offer excellent international services.

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Hervorming ondernemingsrecht

Uit de pers: "De ministerraad van 20 juli 2017 keurt op voorstel van minister van Justitie Koen Geens een voorontwerp van wet goed tot hervorming van het ondernemingsrecht. Read more

Belgisch reclameverbod voor tandartsen is in strijd met het EU recht

Vrije beroepers, oa artsen of plastisch chirurgen, zijn in BelgiŽ vaak nog beperkt in hun vrijheid om reclame te voeren. Dit in tegenstelling tot vrije beroepers in andere lidstaten van de Europese Unie. Read more

Komt er een Copernicaanse revolutie van het Belgische vennootschapsrecht aan?

Tegen het einde van deze zomer zal het Parlement naar alle waarschijnlijkheid debatteren over de al lang aangekondigde vernieuwing van het Belgische vennootschapsrecht. De focus bij deze wijziging ligt op de modernisering en vereenvoudiging van het Belgische vennootschaprecht met het behoud van slechts vier nationale vennootschapsvormen. Read more

Uber-chauffeurs: welk sociaal risico?

Minister Pascal Smet besliste om ook aan Uber-taxichauffeurs licenties toe te kennen, daar waar zijn voorgangers dat tot op heden hebben trachten te beletten. Read more

Mag een werkgever activiteiten buiten de arbeidsovereenkomst verbieden?

Jobat meldde enkele dagen geleden dat meer en meer werknemers een job als ambulanciers willen combineren met een andere tewerkstelling. Nochtans staat in heel wat arbeidsovereenkomsten een exclusiviteitsbeding, nl. een verbod om naast de arbeidsovereenkomst andere prestaties uit te oefenen. Soms laten dat soort bedingen het wel toe na (schriftelijke) toestemming van de werkgever. Read more

Publiek een andere mening verkondigen dan die van de werkgever: grond tot ontslag?

Unia ontsloeg haar juriste Rachida Lamrabet, waarschijnlijk omwille van het uitdrukken van haar opinie over de boerka en het boerkaverbod in het kader van een artistiek project. Deze opinie stond immers haaks op het beleid van haar werkgever. Of dat ontslag moreel opportuun is, daar spreken we ons niet over uit. Maar is een dergelijk ontslag omwille van een opinie rechtmatig? Read more

Fraude met medische getuigschriften: niet zo eenvoudig

Een Limburgse neurochirurg kwam in opspraak en werd zelfs gearresteerd voor fraude met medische getuigschriften. Hij had zich schuldig gemaakt aan het afleveren van valse medische getuigschriften, die ten onrechte werknemers arbeidsongeschikt verklaarden en zo het recht op een ziekteuitkering verkregen. Read more

De geavanceerde elektronische handtekening

Sinds geruime tijd nemen de Europese en Belgische wetgever initiatieven om het elektronisch rechtsverkeer juridisch te ondersteunen en tot juridische gelijkwaardigheid te komen tussen de geschreven handtekening en de elektronische handtekening. In 2014 vaardigde de Europese wetgever de Verordening 910/2014 van 23 juli 2014 uit. Met deze verordening werd tegemoet gekomen om een veiliger, betrouwbaar en vlot elektronisch verkeer te waarborgen voor verschillende elektronische mogelijkheden, als onder meer de elektronische handtekening. Read more

De aankomende vernieuwingen in het ondernemingsrecht

Reeds bij zijn aantreden kondigde onze huidige minister van Justitie aan enkele grote, dringende werven aan te vatten op wetgevend vlak. Enige tijd geleden hanteerde hij al goeddeels de pen bij de totstandkoming van het huidige Wetboek van Vennootschappen; nu de heer Geens zich in een iets meer bevoorrechte positie bevindt, plant hij grote delen van de Belgische basiswetgeving gronding te renoveren. Read more

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Being another fish is not our goal, we look for an authentic relation with our clients



We look forward receiving your comments, questions and feed back. If you are looking for legal advice or would like to know more about our services, please do not hesitate to contact us.




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0032 3 230 45 30 T.: 0032 3 286 06 50
F.: 0032 3 230 45 30
Amerikalei 79
2000 Antwerpen
0032 3 230 45 30

T.: 0032 3 286 06 50
F.: 0032 3 230 45 30
Amerikalei 79
2000 Antwerpen

General conditions

We refer to our information document and our general terms and conditions, in which you can find detailed information regarding our services and transparent arrangements that are applicble to our services as a rule.
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