Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2023

PROPERTY LAW LAWYER OF THE YEAR Christophe Tecola PLLC Baekeland Christophe is an entrepreneurial solution-orientated lawyer who combines a strong academic background with a profound experience in a wide range of business related areas. His inquisitive character, eye for detail and outof-the-box way of thinking are key to his successful approach on complex and challenging cases. One of his main areas of expertise is property law. In regard to real estate, Christophe has many experience in reviewing and writing construction, leasing and purchase agreements, in assisting private and public undertakings in large real estate projects (including Law Breyne), integrating investment and financing strategies (including securities and property agreements), providing both preventive as procedural assistance in public procurement (including PPS and state aid) and in co-ownership. In regard to IP and in IT, Christophe is well known for his excellent service in various software agreements (e.g. cloud, escrow, outsourcing, NDA and SLA) and his out-of-the-box way of thinking in GDPR-issues. Christophe is professor at the AP University College Antwerp and Syntra, where he teaches IT-Law, Public Law and Construction & Property Law. Finally he is also a researcher who publishes regularly in highly ranked scientific magazines and gives (inter)national lectures. Christophe obtained an LL.M., and later LL.M.’s Company Law, Intellectual Property, Corporate Law, Competition Law & Economics and a Post Graduate Corporate Finance. He is a certified Data Protection Officer and GDPR Lead Auditor, as well a recognized mediator in property cases (including co-ownership). Christophe works fluently in Dutch, English and French. ABOUT CHRISTOPHE BAEKELAND Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2023 20 BELGIUM

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