Brussels Tax Specialist

Mr. Gertjan is a partner at a respected International Tax firm since 2015. He assists clients with national and international tax issues, as well with the structuring of estates in an (inter-)national context. His consultancy and support services cover both private assets (often linked to financial assets and wealth, capital gains or investments) and income as well as related corporate tax advice for familial businesses.  In these fields, he also assists individual and corporate clients with dispute settlement and litigation.

Over the years, Mr. Gertjan has built up particular experience in advising on asset structures, private M&A, equity incentives, migration and emigration of high-net-worth individuals and companies, cross-border equity investments. Following personal interests, Mr. Gertjan also professionally advises artists and athletes in an international context.

Mr. Gertjan enjoys sharing his expertise through articles in specialist journals. He is the editor of the reference book on Belgian Cayman tax, together with Prof. Dr. Bart Peeters. Mr. Gertjan is a speaker at various conferences in Belgium (Febelfin) and abroad (Hong Kong, Geneva, Zurich, Luxemburg).

Mr. Gertjan is a member of the Antwerp Bar. He is also an active member of AIJA ( and current President of the AIJA Tax Law Commission). In this capacity, Mr. Gertjan organized events of tax for artists and athletes, private equity and taxation and the first AIJA Wealth Lab.

Firm Profile and Services

Mr. Sanses, an esteemed law firm specializing in International Tax Law, is an independent Belgian boutique law firm situated in Antwerp. Established in 2014, Mr. Sanses now boasts a team of 4 partners and a total of 13 specialist lawyers

Mr. Sanses, is dedicated to assisting our clients in cases that have an international dimension. His services encompass a broad spectrum, including in-depth analysis of tax treaties and Belgian domestic regulations to mitigate the risk of double taxation. In our practice, we focus diligently on key areas, including:

  • 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

If you require expert guidance on international tax matters, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. Mr. Sanses is ready to provide tailored solutions for your specific needs.