fees & payment

ADVIES & BIJSTAND

The fee is agreed at the start of an assignment in fonction of, among other things, the nature of the case, the degree of difficulty, the urgency,...

The fee varies between €125 and €150 per hour,  excl. 21% VAT. 

 

MEDIATION

An hourly rate of €130 applies to mediation. This fee is to be divided  between the parties participating in the mediation. 

On both fees and costs, legally speaking (and only for family mediation), no VAT is due. 

 

COSTS

In addition to the fees, office costs and expenses are also charged. 

The costs are charged at unit prices that are communicated when the case starts.

 

These costs include costs for opening the file, dactylography, e-mails, copies and print-outs, travel costs,...


PAYMENT

A payment is requested at the start of a case. Additional advances will be requested in the course of handling the case in order to spread payments. Clients can always obtain an interim overview of the services provided and costs incurred.

 

PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY

The lawyer, or her associaties, are members of the Bar of Leuven. The Bar of Leuven is a member of the Flemish Bar, with registered office at 1000 Brussels, Koningslaan 148.

The lawyer is insured for professional liability on the basis of an insurance underwritten at the Bar of Leuven. Under certain circumstances a higher insurance may be concluded by paying an additional premium.

 

DEONTOLOGY

Lawyers are part of a specific profession with its own code of ethics and are bound to different regulations. These documents can be found on the website www.advocaat.be or www.balieleuven.be.

In case of serious issues you can always contact the Chairman of the Bar of Leuven, Courthouse, Smoldersplein 5, 3000 Leuven.

This information is provided in compliance with the articles of the Services Law of 26 March 2010.