Altra Law joins IR as the exclusive Tax (Law) Member in Belgium.

International Referral, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Jean-François Richard of Altra Law. Jean-François has joined IR as our exclusive Tax (Law) Member in Belgium.

Jean-François has been specializing in tax law since 1993. In 1998, he became tax partner in the Belgian law firm Tossens & Prioux and then joined Altra Law in 2011.

He has acquired a vast and diversified experience in the field of tax law, where he acts both as an advisor and a litigator.

He regularly advises on national or international tax planning issues, considering his knowledge of tax regulations in Belgium and Belgium’s neighbouring countries.

Jean-François has a deep experience in the negotiation and litigation with the tax authorities as well as before the courts.

His scope of activities includes Corporate tax, Individual tax, VAT and duties.

Altra Law is an independent business law firm based in Brussels, renowned for providing its clients with legal services of the highest standard.

The firm’s main practice revolves around tax law, corporate law and business law. In each of these practice areas, the firm’s expertise covers advisory, transactional and litigation matters, both in a domestic and an international environment. It has a particularly strong expertise in investment structuring and company restructurings, including from a tax optimization perspective.

The firm’s client base is diversified and composed of Belgian companies, private investors, investment funds and international groups, active in a variety of business sectors and industries. It also represents a number of private individuals, particularly in the context of estate planning.

The firm aims to offer legal services at the quality level of an international law firm – yet at significantly lower rates. At the same time, the firm’s size allows it to take an entrepreneurial approach and work very efficiently, with a high degree of flexibility and availability.

If you have a requirement in this area, please get in touch with Jean-François directly or with the International Referral head office for an introduction.