DLPA Advocaten

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Arnoud Declerck

Lawyer since 1979

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Arnoud Declerck

Lawyer since 1979

Arnoud Declerck obtained his law degree from Ghent University in 1979, after which he immediately started working as a lawyer. He is also a founding partner at the firm. 

 

Arnoud has been assisting businesses and their stakeholders for many years with all the legal questions that confront them. He has built up considerable experience. Mandates as an insolvency practitioner for businesses in liquidation, which he took on for several years, have also contributed to his sound expertise and given him practical insight into how businesses work. 

 

Nowadays, Arnoud is mainly active in the sectors of company and commercial law, building contracts and administrative law. Arnoud aims to achieve the best solution in every case on the basis of a thorough legal analysis. You can call on Arnoud for both advice and support in negotiations and legal proceedings. 

 

Arnoud is a member of the board of directors of the editorial team of “Algemene Modellenverzameling voor de Rechtspraktijk” (General Collection of Models for Legal Practice), a frequently consulted reference work containing specimens of many legal documents and contracts.

 

Languages: NL - FR - EN

Expertise

Company law, mergers and acquisitions

DLPA has extensive experience and a thorough knowledge of company law. We can advise you on the right choice of legal form for your company, help you edit your articles of association and draw up your shareholder agreements. 

 

We take you through the preparations for a business transfer or acquisition process and help you conduct a due diligence investigation. You can rely on our all-round knowledge and experience of all aspects of company law. We will support you in conducting negotiations, issuing watertight contracts and initiating legal proceedings in the event that the contract is not complied with. 

 

We also provide advice and support in disputes over the liability of directors and members of the supervisory board, disputes between shareholders and other business conflicts. 

 

In family businesses, we advise you on issues such as succession, sound management, family governance and conflicts between shareholders.

Contacts within this expertise:

Chris Declerck

Arnoud Declerck

Trees Vuylsteke

Maude Mertens

Emily Van Damme

Klaas Vanneste

Commercial law

Commercial contracts are the key to every commercial activity. We provide advice and support on national and international commercial contracts, in all the areas you come into contact with as a business, in both B2B and B2C situations. These include purchasing and sales, tenancy laws and commercial leases, construction contracts, management, leasing, financial contracts, franchising, agency relationships, concessions, licensing agreements, collateral agreements, sale of your business, general terms and conditions of purchasing or sale etc. 

 

The DLPA team includes passionate defence lawyers and talented negotiators.  We provide practical support and advice for drawing up your contracts. We assist you with negotiations and represent you before the courts or tribunals.

Contacts within this expertise:

Bernard Leterme

Arnoud Declerck

Piet Lombaerts

Maude Mertens

Séverine Vermeire

Emily Van Damme

Klaas Vanneste

Private construction law and contracting

DLPA Law advises and assists you in all areas of construction law. We also support you in your relationship with general contractors, project developers, clients, subcontractors, architects, engineers, safety coordinators, estate agents and insurers. 

 

We help you draw up contracts, conduct negotiations, mediate disputes and conduct proceedings both before, during and after the implementation of construction projects.

Contacts within this expertise:

Arnoud Declerck

Piet Lombaerts

Séverine Vermeire

Emily Van Damme

Administrative law, zoning regulations and environmental law

DLPA Law helps businesses, government bodies and private individuals with their questions and disputes in public law and administrative law. We are particularly well versed in public procurement, zoning regulations, town planning and environmental law. 

 

For example, our firm can assist you in discussions and disputes concerning various environmental permits, unlawful construction, expropriation, heritage buildings etc. Our law firm has experienced in this area with bringing cases before both civil courts and administrative tribunals, including the Council of State, the Flemish council for permit disputes (Raad voor Vergunningsbetwistingen) and the provincial deputations.

Contacts within this expertise:

Arnoud Declerck

Séverine Vermeire

Disciplinary law

The specialised lawyers at DLPA supports various professional groups, such as lawyers, architects, doctors, statutory auditors and court bailiffs, when they find themselves faced with potential deontological problems. They also assist with their defence before disciplinary hearings.

Contacts within this expertise:

Chris Declerck

Arnoud Declerck

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