Boots on the ground

Valère Vereecke


Valère Vereecke has been a lawyer since 2005 and an associate at Agio Legal since 2020. His preferred subjects are private construction law, public procurement (both tendering and execution), directors’ liability and counselling of real estate and companies. He is regularly asked for assistance in connection with government awards and problems during execution.
In addition, Valère is well-versed in company law where he regularly assists in corporate disputes and has been a trustee in bankruptcy at the Antwerp Bar since 2013. As an insolvency practitioner, Valère has therefore already built up more than 10 years of experience, using his experience not only as an insolvency practitioner but also as a lawyer for creditors and/or directors whose directors’ liability is at stake.
For instance, he has already regularly initiated proceedings against a former director, but he is also regularly asked by directors to assist them in liability claims brought by receivers whether criminal or not.
Valère is also assistant/ since 2014/ since 2020 academic assistant at KU Leuven, Department of Insolvency Law under the auspices of Professor M. E. Storme. Besides various working lectures, assisting students with their theses and/or master’s theses, he is regularly asked to give lectures and Webinars.
Valère acts both as counsel in proceedings for or against other parties and as counsel for various clients facing disputes or regularly assists clients as a consultant.
Specifically with regard to public authorities, Valère has a special interest in public procurement law, both in the preparation of calls for tenders and in proceedings before the Council of State (UDN/suspension/annulment) and the ordinary courts, where he has an unrivalled command of the rules of the Royal Decree on Placement and the Royal Decree on Execution.

Diplomas and courses
– Master of Laws, University of Antwerp
– Masters in corporate law 2013

Work experience
– 2005 – 2009: Lawyer at Agrementor Lawyers
– 2009 – 2013: Lawyer at CLVD Advocaten
– 2013 – 2020: Lawyer – Partner at CLVD Lawyers
– 2020 – present: Lawyer – Partner at Agio Legal

– Mother tongue: Dutch
– Fluent in English and French
– Limited knowledge of German