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DOTREMONT


Business Lawyers & Negotiators

 

A Brussels-based boutique law firm, specializing in Corporate and Corporate Finance transactions and conflict resolution, for entrepreneurial businesses.

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DOTREMONT


Business Lawyers & Negotiators

 

A Brussels-based boutique law firm, specializing in Corporate and Corporate Finance transactions and conflict resolution, for entrepreneurial businesses.

Welcome

DOTREMONT is a boutique business law firm, with an entrepreneurial and international mindset and reach.

Our offices are in Brussels, Belgium. We cooperate with a broad network of professionals, whom we know personally, across Europe, the US, South America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

We are dedicated to creating value for our clients by offering them pro-active and practical solutions in a discreet and time efficient manner.

We are committed to long standing client relationships. 


Feel free to contact us and to find out how we can be of service to you.

Best wishes,

Carl Dotremont

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Firm Profile


Firm Profile


DOTREMONT is a boutique law firm providing legal solutions and strategies in the areas of corporate, corporate finance, commercial and EU data protection law. 

The firm has a proven track record advising private equity investors and entrepreneurs in the ICT sector, the manufacturing and transport sector and the real estate sector. 

The firm also assists foreign and international law firms with issues of Belgian law.

The firm advises a variety of investors, entrepreneurial and dynamic businesses in Europe and abroad, including emerging and established companies, privately and publicly held companies. 

The firm often serves as strategic advisor and general counsel to its clients.


The firm was founded by Carl Dotremont.  Carl holds a law degree from the University of Leuven in Belgium, an LLM from the University of Augsburg in Germany and an MBA from Krannert Business School (Purdue University) in the U.S. and from ESCP Europe in Paris.  Carl is also a certified mediator and Data Protection Officer.  In addition,  Carl studied, worked and lived abroad and has more than 20 years of legal experience in private practice, and as general counsel.  Carl’s background also includes hands-on experience as a director and as a member of the advisory board of private companies.  Please click on the picture above for a more detailed profile.

The background, skills and experience of Carl Dotremont and its associates, coupled with the firm’s small size, allow it to better understand and address the needs of its clients and to bring value by achieving more effective, efficient and creative practical solutions.

The firm maintains strategic alliances with other professionals, including attorneys in complementary areas of practice, accountants, financial advisors and individuals and entities with access to capital markets.

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Practice Areas


Practice Areas


Business Law and General Counsel Services

Entrepreneurial businesses, whether privately held or publicly listed, with a global attitude are the perfect fit for the firm. 

The firm offers proactive and practical solutions to help build successful sustainable businesses for its clients.  From starting new business ventures to expanding their activities internationally to creating and implementing an exit strategy, the firm will help its clients succeed.

The firm has a proven track record advising companies during all stages of their development.


Corporate finance / Private Equity / M&A

Corporate finance, private equity and M&A transactions are at the heart of the firm’s activities.  This practice includes mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing involving publicly and privately held companies and private equity transactions.

The firm often assists foreign and international law firms with domestic or international corporate and/or corporate finance transactions.

The firm’s practice also involves advising on corporate governance issues and shareholders’ disputes and acting in matters before the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (“FSMA”)


Commercial Law and EU data protection

The firm has a broad experience in providing advice on the most complex contractual matters and the drafting of all types of commercial agreements (sponsorship, sales, leases, distribution, agency agreements, joint venture agreements, commercial co-operation agreements, complex multi-jurisdictional agreements, loans, guarantees, etc.).

Because of its longstanding experience advising clients in the ICT sector, the firm developed specific know-how in light of the increased importance of EU and EU member state data protection law.  The firm specializes in advising its clients as regards the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US.

In view of the increased importance of competition law issues in commercial agreements, the firm can rely on a number of specialists with in-depth knowledge of Belgian and European competition law.


strategic Dispute Resolution

The firm specializes in offering its clients efficient and value-creating litigation, negotiation and mediation services.

Dotremont Law helps shape conflict resolution from the outset with the end in mind.  The firm emphasizes framing and preserving legal issues to improve the odds of success in court or in case of negotiations or to prevent the need for conflict resolution. 

The firm’s specialized experience and comprehensive approach to litigation and negotiation strategy is uncommon and highly effective. Our attorneys work together with trial counsel to formulate and implement a comprehensive strategy that is carefully adapted to the cause at hand.  In addition, the continuous evaluation of the ongoing proceeding or negotiations yields significant wins for our clients. 

Prior to commencing any conflict resolution process, the firm invites its client for an in-depth analysis of the case at hand thereby mapping and categorizing the interests of all parties concerned, the various options (including BATNA) and possible solutions.