Piet Lombaerts graduated in law from KU Leuven in 1986, after which he gained a degree in Maritime Sciences from the University of Antwerp in 1988. He is also trained as a commercial mediator.
Piet has worked as a lawyer since 1987. He began his career in Antwerp and moved to DLPA in 1989. He became a partner at the firm in 1996.
At the Kortrijk bar, Piet has been the chair of the Young Bar Conference, a member of the board of the Order of the Bar and the chair of the Bureau for Legal Assistance. He has also been a member of the General Meeting of the Order of Flemish Bars. Since 1 January 2013, Piet has been the chairman of Kortrijk City Council.
Piet assists various building and construction firms, architects and engineering firms, for example in the area of public procurement, a subject on which he has built up a very thorough knowledge over the years. Piet also acts on behalf of businesses and service providers in various sectors, offering advice on negotiations and drawing up commercial contracts and assisting them in disputes and proceedings.
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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.
Emily Van Damme
Our team supports you throughout the public procurement process for works, goods and services, however you award contracts: from tenders to requests for quotations, the negotiation procedure and competitive dialogue.
We also focus on concession contracts and public-private partnership agreements.
You can come to us for advice, when conducting negotiations with the government and for support in disputes over the implementation of the contract. We assist you in bringing procedures before the Council of State with a view to the suspension and destruction of unlawful decisions to award contracts, or before the civil tribunals to obtain compensation for damages.
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.
Emily Van Damme
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