Brussels Tax Specialist

Erik Sansen is the founding partner of Sansen International Tax Lawyers, which he founded after a career of many years in (international) law firms.

He mainly assists emigrating or immigrating taxpayers and advises investors, entrepreneurs and companies for the local and global realisation of their investments and plans, and this in the field of both personal income tax and corporate tax. His focus is not only on knowledge and expertise, but also on a diplomatic and pragmatic approach. He can rely on an extensive international network of advisors and colleagues that he has carefully built up during more than two decades.

Erik regularly speaks at conferences or seminars and publishes in tax journals. He is the co-author of a book about the fiscal aspects of emigration of physical persons.

Erik is a member of the Antwerp Bar. He is also a member of the BVA (Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association) and of AmCham Belgium.

Firm Profile and Services

Sansen International Tax Lawyers is an independent Belgian boutique law firm based in Antwerp, specializing in International Tax Law. Founded in 2014, today the firm counts 4 partners and in total 13 specialist lawyers.

Sansen International Tax Lawyers assists clients with cases that involve a foreign link in a wide variety of ways. They analyse tax treaties as well as the internal Belgian rules to prevent double taxation. In particular, the firm concentrates on the following topics:

  • Relocation (emigration and immigration)
  • Cross-border investments
  • Doing business internationally
  • International labour taxation (including pensions)
  • Relations with the tax authorities
  • General tax law
  • Estate planning