Steven Daems


Steven Daems is an expe­ri­enced lit­i­ga­tor with a focus on cor­po­rate lit­i­ga­tion, com­mer­cial dis­putes and insol­ven­cy pro­ce­dures. He has over 10 years of expe­ri­ence in com­plex (inter­na­tion­al) com­pa­ny law mat­ters, con­trac­tu­al lit­i­ga­tion and arbi­tra­tion. His added back­ground as a cor­po­rate trans­ac­tion­al­ist allows him to pro­vide clients with a 360° guid­ance in all dis­putes per­tain­ing to the cor­po­rate life­cy­cle, rang­ing from incor­po­ra­tion and cor­po­rate struc­tur­ing over to con­tract­ing, (inter­nal) com­pli­ance and oper­a­tional legal sup­port, all the way through to restruc­tur­ing, liq­ui­da­tion and bankruptcy.

Steven’s assis­tance ranges from pre-lit­i­ga­tion guid­ance, set­tle­ment nego­ti­a­tions to assis­tance dur­ing share­hold­ers’ and board of direc­tors’ meet­ings as well as rep­re­sen­ta­tion in front of Bel­gian courts and arbi­tral tribunals. 

Steven is a Legal500 rec­om­mend­ed lawyer for Dis­pute Res­o­lu­tion and Real Estate and a mem­ber of CEPANI.


Steven joined Cresco as from its start in 2014. Pri­or to that, he had been an asso­ciate in the lit­i­ga­tion and trans­ac­tions depart­ment of Lau­rius Advo­cat­en (20082013) and a senior asso­ciate in the lit­i­ga­tion depart­ment of Ambos NBGO (20132014). He obtained a law degree from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Antwerp in 2008, a post­grad­u­ate degree in busi­ness eco­nom­ics (AMS 2011) and com­plet­ed the post­grad­u­ate study pro­gram of receiver/​liquidator in 2016 (KUL/UA).

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