Astrea is an independent law firm based in Antwerp and has been building its presence in the Belgian market for over 13 years.
The firm’s dispute resolution team includes 13 lawyers, five partners, four senior associates and four junior associates. The firm practices in all areas of dispute resolution including financial services, media and entertainment, and real estate and is led by partner Marc Van Looveren.
Marc Van Looveren led the majority of cases during the research period. Clients include Albfa Bank, BHP and Microsoft.
During the research period the firm advised Music Hall Group in a dispute relating to exploitation rights, contractual rights and damages. In another highlight case, the team advised Liebherr in a product liability case before the Court of Appeal in Mons. The claim filed against Liebherr was more than €2 million. The firm also represented DDC Group, in a multi-million claim against Brussels public transport company. The dispute involved public procurement.
“Very skilled and punctual advice”
Marc Van Looveren“Very practical, quick minded and smart”