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Gil Knops
"There is no favorable wind for who does not know to which port he is sailing"
Gil Knops obtained his Private Law Degree in 2007 (cum laude) and a master’s Degree in Economics and Business Law in 2008 (cum laude) from the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

After travelling the world, Gil passed the Brussels Bar in 2009 and joined the Krings Law team.

He is a specialist in commercial law, corporate law and estate planning.

In this capacity, Gil listens and actively advises company directors in their strategic choices. He supports companies from the time of their incorporation and through the following growth years. He also advises his family business clients on healthy, effective and peaceful transfer of assets.

In 2016, Gil created a start-up that enabled him to deal even more closely with the progress and concerns of contractors.

A strong believer in alternatives to judicial proceedings, Gil is a mediator in civil and commercial matters approved by the Federal Mediation Commission.

Finally, keen to share his knowledge, Gil is a faculty member at the ULB (since 2011) and an instructor at the Communication Institute of the Brussels Bar (since 2014). As such, he regularly lectures on communication, principled negotiation, mediation, public speaking and pleadings.

Fields of expertise:
  • Civil and commercial contract law
  • Corporate law
  • Estate planning
  • Civil and commercial mediation
  • Judicial litigation
  • French
  • Dutch
  • English
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General: + 32 (0)2 247 03 50
Direct: +32 (0)2 247 03 68
Fax: +32(0)2 216 37 95
E-mail: Gil.Knops(at)krings-law.be