Marie Cruysmans


+32 (0)2 761.07.20
+32 (0)2 762.81.52

Academic background:

  • Bachelor of philosophy at the University of Saint-Louis, 1990
  • Master of Law from the Catholic University in Louvain, 1993
  • Master of Law from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1994
  • Complementary Masters in Notary Law of the Université Libre de Bruxelles, 2011

Languages: French, Dutch, English

Areas of expertise

  • Property law
  • Real estate goods (sales, easements, neighbourhood disturbances)
  • Renting contracts (residential, office and commercial)
  • Construction (contracts, liability, construction defects)
  • Co-ownerships
  • Real-estate agents
  • Economic and commercial law
  • Recovery
  • Commercial distribution (concessions, franchises, sales agents)
  • Business practices and consumer protection
  • Banking and finance (mortgages, leasing, consumer loans)
  • Contracts (sales, services, subcontracting and management), general terms and conditions
  • Company law, associations & foundations
  • Reorganisation and bankruptcy
  • Non-profit associations and foundations
  • Disputes between associates
  • Family and patrimonial law
  • Division of the common estate
  • Inheritance
  • Administration of property

Marie has been a lawyer at the Brussels Bar since 1994  and joined the Firm in 2002.

She mainly practices civil and commercial law, her clients comprise small and mid-sized companies, as well as individuals.

She is specialised in real-estate law, in particular in sales, residence renting contracts and commercial leasing, co-ownership and construction.

Holder of a Complementary Masters in Notary Law, she also specialises in patrimonial law and inheritance law.

As a mother of four children, Marie developed a sense of listening and organisation that she applies also to her clients, with the constant worry of finding fair solutions to the problems entrusted to her, focusing on alternative methods of settling disputes.

Marie received training in civil and commercial training organised by bmediation.