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CMS Belgium strengthens its tax department with the appointment of a new partner


Law firm CMS is pleased to announce that Stéphanie Houx will join its Brussels office as a partner, from 1 March 2021. Stéphanie is specialized in indirect taxation with a strong focus on financial and real estate sectors. This new recruitment completes the CMS' current tax practice and will reinforce the global firm’s strategy.

Before joining CMS, Stéphanie practised tax law for more than 20 years at Allen & Overy where she has become a recognized lawyer.

According to the international legal directory Chambers and Partners 2020, Stéphanie Houx has "impressive expertise in VAT-related litigation and advisory matters" and "she is also well known among market commentators for her work representing real estate investors in tax structuring mandates".

“I look forward to working with Stéphanie, given her wide experience in the field of tax law, with both national and international clients. Her large network, strong market knowledge, pragmatic approach and entrepreneurial spirit will be an undoubtable asset to the firm."
Renaud Dupont, Managing Partner of CMS Belgium

CMS Belgium is a full-service law firm with offices in Brussels, Antwerp, and Luxembourg and a turnover in excess of EUR 24 million in 2020. The firm currently employs over 100 lawyers, all ex-perts in their respective fields, working together to provide clients with the best service in all legal and tax matters.

The Belgian Tax team is part of the CMS International Tax practice area group comprising 500 specialists worldwide, advising clients across jurisdictions in every area of tax, including VAT, international taxation, transfer pricing, tax structuring and disputes.

Stéphanie can be reached on her mobile +32 (0)486 94 10 06 or by email at stephanie.houx@cms-db.com.