Legal500 Rankings 2015

"Excellent service."

Recommended Firm

Banking, finance and capital markets

Founded in 2014 and comprising four partners and four associates, Cresco Advocaten provides ‘excellent service’ in banking and finance matters. Managing partner David Dessers has established a substantial client base, with a focus on the technology sector, venture capital companies, and corporate investors in start-up companies.

Corporate and M&A

Cresco Advocaten is a freshly founded firm. The 12-lawyer team ‘has a wealth of experience’ and ‘goes the extra mile’. Recent work includes assisting the Flemish government with a transaction, transferring five non-profit organisations to a separate foundation. Managing partner David Dessers is ‘extremely committed’, and Filip De Schouwer has ‘great people skills’.

Dispute resolution

Cresco Advocaten handles a broad range of corporate, commercial, insolvency and real estate litigation. Practice head Natalie Lemense is recommended.

Information technology

Founded in 2014 by David Dessers and Filip De Schouwer, Cresco Advocaten quickly gained a reputation as an ‘outstanding’ team with specialist expertise in the technology sector. The firm assisted HomeLab with compliance issues prior to the launch of its e-platform. Dessers and De Schouwer are recommended.

Real estate

Cresco Advocaten, founded in 2014, is valued for providing ‘proactive’ support and ‘great value for money’. The team counts catering group Autogrill and Axa Belgium among its key clients. Managing partner Filip De Schouwer is recommended.


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