DLA Piper continues to grow its European Tax practice with new partner hire in Belgium
22/12/2021

DLA Piper continues to grow its European Tax practice with new partner hire in Belgium

DLA Piper today announces the appointment of Nicolas Engelmann as a new partner in its Tax practice in Belgium.

Nicolas Engelmann will be joining the firm in January 2022 from Deloitte, where he was a Director in their Global Business Tax team. He has more than 12 years of experience in international corporate tax advisory. Nicolas assists international and national businesses with their (international) corporate tax issues and opportunities. His focus areas include in particular strategic tax (re)structuring projects such as business model and legal restructurings, inbound & outbound investments, legal restructurings, M&A, private equity issues, transfer pricing, and R&D / innovation tax incentives.

Nicolas has been serving Belgian based groups and Belgian affiliates of globally operating businesses, mainly in the energy & resources, shipping and life sciences sector.

Commenting on the appointment, Global co-Chair of DLA Piper's Tax practice, Jacques Wantz, said: "The expansion of our European tax team is an important part of our global growth strategy. Nicolas is a very experienced lawyer and his appointment highlights our ambition to continue to expand and develop our capabilities across the region.

Kristof De Vulder, Country Managing Partner for DLA Piper in Belgium, added: "Nicolas' appointment adds significant additional weight to our capabilities in Belgium and we are delighted to have him on board. His good reputation in the market reinforces our tax team’s standing and will continue to accelerate the growth strategy of the practice.”

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