Leading Firm

Industry Focus: IT and Telecom

The technology and telecoms practice at boutique Cresco Advocaten handles IT contracts, IP licensing agreements and corporate partnering transactions across the digital health, medtech and venture capital industries. Headed by corporate specialist David Dessers, the team is praised for its 'highly approachable yet professional and efficient' approach, having recently advised on app-related negotiations between Qompium and Samsung Electronics. Another key name is commercial and M&A-oriented Olivier Van Raemdonck.

‘Great communication. Breadth of knowledge. Honesty.’

Highly approachable yet professional and efficient.’

‘Excellent law firm with broad knowledge and experience. A strong focus (and hence excellent knowledge) on IT matters. Quick and efficient.’

Very specialised boutique law firm for start-ups and scale-ups. Tailor-made advice. Very good knowledge of the sector, its players and their needs.’

Real Estate and Construction

Filip De Schouwer leads Cresco Advocaten's real estate team, which is acting for the Belgian federal government in litigation over the Belgian Princess Elisabeth base in Antarctica. Litigation expert Natalie Lemense and senior associate Steven Daems are names to note at the firm.

Dispute Resolution

Cresco Advocaten's 'dynamic' team has strong capabilities in construction, IT, commercial, financial and corporate litigation. Natalie Lemense leads the group. Senior associate Steven Daems is 'very knowledgeable and practical'.

This practice is very much business oriented. It has a practical and problem solving attitude

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David Dessers
Filip De Schouwer
Olivier Van Raemdonck
Natalie Lemense
Steven Daems