Lizelotte De Maeyer is a member of our Brussels tax team. She specialises in national and international corporate tax law and taxation of real estate transactions.
Lizelotte has vast experience in tax litigation before administrative and judicial courts regarding a wide range of tax matters. She has a particular focus on tax procedure and the relationship between tax and privacy legislation. In addition to her litigation work, Lizelotte is very skilled in advising clients on tax matters, particularly in the field of corporate reorganisations and (transactional) real estate. She regularly assists clients with seeking tax rulings. Lizelotte is also one of the thriving forces of the team’s estate planning practice and often advises on the use of Belgian civil companies and certification vehicles as well as estate planning in general. She is the author of several publications on corporate tax law and tax procedures, and a regular guest speaker at seminars.
Lizelotte graduated in law from Ghent University in 2011. She also holds an LL.M. in tax law from the Université libre de Bruxelles (2012). In 2016, she obtained an LL.M. in international taxation from the New York University School of Law as a Fulbright scholar. In that same year, Lizelotte was a legal intern at the United Nations department of economic and social affairs in New York (for which she received an LL.M. scholarship).
Lizelotte joined Stibbe in 2018 after having spent more than 6 years at another law firm in Brussels.