our team

our team

Exelia is a team. Not an empty catchword or concept but an actual team. Exelia decided that it would be and remain a human scaled undertaking, focused on the efficient contribution of its members and a constant care for high quality legal services. The distribution of responsibilities and roles within the firm was thought out in order to allow each member’s abilities to be exploited at their best and in the client’s best interest. Beyond the individuals who compose it, this is a team that we are proud of introducing you to.

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Jean-Marc Wolter

attorney since 1981, took part in the firm’s creation in 1989. He is recognised by the Brussels Bar as a specialist in public procurements and tendering, and in public and administrative law. He is in charge of the administrative law team. Jean-Marc WOLTER is also responsible for the firm’s “Quality Management”. Jean-Marc WOLTER regularly publishes and gives conferences.

jean.marc.wolter@exelia.be

Expertise: government and public sector.

Practice areas: General public law and, in particular, public procurement and tendering law, public authorities’ liability law, environmental law.

Alain Hirsch

is a partner of the firm since 2002, having started his career in 1996.

He is the head of the business law department and uses his specialization in tax law in conjunction with his preferential daily practice in contract and corporate law. Alain HIRSCH and Exelia’s specialists help companies, private or public, to determine the legal strategy of their economic life. He also advises on commercial law, including the efficient collection of debts. Active in the Union des Praticiens de la Fiscalité (UPF) as a speaker and member of the Executive Committee, Alain HIRSCH is responsible for the administrative and financial management and communication of Exelia.

alain.hirsch@exelia.be

Expertise: commercial and non-profit undertakings, tax law.

Practice areas:Corporate, contract and company law, commercial law and debt recovery. Tax law, in particular government taxation.

Vincent Delcuve

Vincent is an attorney since 2009 and a partner since 2017. He is recognized by the Brussels Bar as a specialist in tax law and is co-head of the association’s tax department. He provides advice and litigation in tax matters and has developed an expertise in local and regional taxation. He regularly gives lectures on these subjects. Vincent DELCUVE is a member of the Union des Praticiens de la Fiscalité (UPF).

vincent.delcuve@exelia.be

Expertise: tax law.

Practice areas: Tax law (direct and indirect taxes and levies), taxation of local and regional authorities, commercial law and debt recovery.

Véronique Christiaens

attorney at the firm since 2008 – partner since January 2021- and member of the Brussels Bar (Dutch speaking Association). She developed an expertise in public procurement law, an area in which she regularly publishes alongside Jean-Marc WOLTER.

veronique.christiaens@exelia.be

Expertise: government and public sector, intellectual property.

Practice areas: Public procurement law, public law, public authorities liability law, environmental law.

Maxime Bernard

Attorney since 2014, has joined Exelia in 2015. He has developed a particular expertise in corporate law. He practices various aspects of corporate law (both litigation and non-litigation) and regularly takes part in litigation cases in civil, commercial and labor law.

maxime.bernard@exelia.be

Expertise: commercial and non-profit undertakings

Practice areas: Civil, commercial and debt recovery law, public and private company law.

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Mathieu Laluyé

Attorney since 2015, he did his legal internship at the Namur Bar and followed an additional master in tax law at the Tax Institute HEC-ULg. After an experience in a law firm located in Leuven, Mathieu joined Exelia in 2021 to advise and assist our clients in tax law matters.

mathieu.laluye@exelia.be

Expertise: tax law.

Practice areas: Tax law (direct and indirect taxes), local and regional government taxation, debt collection.

Publications:

  • BUY, J. et LALUYE, M., « actualités 2020 en matière de procédure fiscale pénale » in Le droit fiscal en Belgique – édition 2021, Limal, Anthemis, 2021;
  • BUY, J. et LALUYE, M., « actualités 2019 en matière de procédure fiscale pénale » in Le droit fiscal en Belgique – édition 2020, Limal, Anthemis, 2020.

Elodie Maroit

began her career as an attorney with Exelia in 2018. She actively works with all four of the firm’s partners, and is mainly active in civil and commercial law projects. She develops an assiduous practice of debt recovery cases and deepens the experience accumulated in the context of her Master Degree in Information Technology and Communication science law (ITC).

elodie.maroit@exelia.be

Expertise: commercial and non-profit undertakings, intellectual property.

Practice areas:Civil law, commercial law, debt recovery, ITC law

Nicolas Peren

Nicolas Peren began his career as an attorney with Exelia in 2018. He is regularly active in civil and commercial law as well as in debt recovery cases; He also develops a practice in the field of insolvency law.

nicolas.peren@exelia.be

Expertise: commercial and non-profit undertakings.

Practice areas:Civil law, commercial law, debt recovery, insolvency law.

Brice Anselme

attorney at the firm since 2019, he previously worked within the administration as a counsel specialised in public procurements and tendering. He is specialised in public procurement law, a field within which he gives lectures and publishes regularly. He is more generally trained in public law, administrative law, European public law, and human rights law.

brice.anselme@exelia.be

Expertise: commercial and non-profit undertakings, government and public sector.

Practice areas: Public procurements and tendering, institutional public law, administrative law, European public law, competition law, human rights law and debt recovery.

Arisa Biba

began her career as an attorney with Exelia in 2019. Her areas of practices are civil and commercial law as well as tax law. During her Master’s degree, she developed an interest in european and international law. She currently follows a specialized master’s degree in tax law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

arisa.biba@exelia.be

Expertise: commercial and non-profit undertakings, tax law.

Practice areas: Civil law, commercial law, debt recovery, tax law.

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Milena Avetisian

Attorney since 2019, Milena joined Exelia in 2020. She previously worked as an in-house lawyer specializing in commercial and corporate law.
She regularly takes part in civil, commercial and corporate law cases. She is also developing her expertise in debt recovery litigation and public liability law.

milena.avetisian@exelia.be

Expertise: commercial and non-profit undertakings, government and public sector.

Practice areas: Civil law, commercial law, company and association law, debt collection, public liability law
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Justine Chomé

Attorney since 2019, Justine joined Exelia as of 2020. She is mainly active in tax law and debt recovery cases.
In 2019, she completed a complementary Master’s degree in tax law at ULB.

justine.chome@exelia.be

Expertise: tax law

Practice areas: Tax law, debt recovery.

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Marnix De Smedt

Attorney since 2020, he joined Exelia the same year.
Previously, he has been the legal director of a para-regional organization and the head of procurement for a Brussels municipal non-profit organization. He holds an additional master’s degree in environmental law and public property law. He has also been a scientific collaborator at the Centre de droit des obligations at UCL from 2008 to 2015. In this context, he has published articles and participated in numerous collective publications and colloquia, mainly in the field of rental leases and property sales.

marnix.de.smedt@exelia.be

Expertise: government and public sector.

Practice areas: Public procurement, real estate law, property law, construction law, mortgage and consumer credit, consumer law, GDPR.

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Arnaud Babut de Marès

Attorney since 2006, Arnaud joined Exelia in 2019. He has developed a particular expertise in recovery of disbursements by public authorities in the context of their direct action against the third party responsible for the accident of one of their employees and in disputes relating to accidents at work in the public sector brought before the labor courts.

arnaud.babut@exelia.be

Expertise: government and public sector.

Practice areas: Liability law, insurance law, road traffic law, damage compensation, criminal law.

Secretary at Exelia since 1990, Annick LAURENT has developed a thorough knowledge of the firm and its operations over the years. She masters all the aspects of the usual activities assigned to the secretariat, assisting the lawyers in an efficient way in various administrative tasks inherent to the management of the clients and the files. In addition, she holds a master’s degree in philosophy and literature and regularly provides her qualified assistance in the drafting and/or correction of legal texts.

Secretary at Exelia for more than 20 years, Lina INCARDONA knows perfectly well the functioning of the firm, which allows her to assist the lawyers in the management of the files and in serving the clients. She provides valuable assistance in the organization and management of debt recovery litigation. She is also in charge of the follow-up of the invoicing and the accounts receivable.

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Marlon Santana da Silva

marlon.santana@exelia.be

With a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a Master’s degree in Project Management, Marlon joined Exelia as Office Manager in 2020. As a management controller for 6 years abroad and as a coordinator in administrative, financial and human resources management in a Belgian ASBL since 2018, he joined our administrative team to enable Exelia to accompany the evolution of the digitalization of the justice system as well as the modernization of the profession.

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