Real estate law

VDE LEGAL has acquired recognized expertise in real estate matters, including in relation to all the legal issues connected with this economic sector.

The multidisciplinary team of lawyers at VDE LEGAL is able to assist clients with all types of real estate transactions, in the three regions.

VDE LEGAL is committed to working closely with our clients’ technical and financial advisors.

VDE LEGAL also assists numerous public authorities and is familiar with the specific rules that apply to their real estate transactions.

VDE LEGAL advises its clients and assists them in proceedings before the civil and administrative courts.


Our main areas of activity

  • Legal, tax and financial set-up and structuring
  • Real estate taxation
  • Real estate company formation
  • Due diligence for transactions
  • Sales and dismemberment of co-ownership structures (leasehold, area, …)
  • Construction law and insurance
  • Leasing agreements and other types of arrangements, including domain concessions
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Support with applications for planning permission
  • intervention in appeal proceedings
  • Environmental permits and ground pollution
  • Expropriation
  • Defence against criminal and administrative proceedings relating to urban planning, the environment or housing
  • Public procurement
  • Public or private status of estates