General terms and conditions

1. Peeters Advocaten-Avocats BVBA (hereinafter PA BVBA) is a limited liability company ("civil private limited liability company"), incorporated under Belgian law. Its  corporate purpose is to provide legal services.  

These general terms and conditions apply to all services rendered and/or performed by  PA BVBA, its managers and directors, partners, associates and employees (and their respective companies) for and on behalf of its principals (called hereinafter "clients"), for all persons for which PA BVBA can be held liable en and with respect to all relations PA BVBA has with third parties. 

2. If PA BVBA, for the execution of its assignment, calls on the services of third parties, it undertakes to select these third parties with the greatest care. However PA BVBA can never be held responsible for the advise and assistance of those third parties. The client hereby autorises PA BVBA to accept any limitations of liability of third parties on its behalf.

3. Fees of PA BVBA are calculated on the basis of an hourly rate, independent of the outcome of any assignment.

PA BVBA will send at the end of each month a fee note, for the work performed, including the expenses paid, based upon the applicable hourly rate for each attorney or lawyer, who has performed services, increased with a flat rate for general office expenses. Equal to 7% of the fee, and with travel expenses and costs of third parties. General office expenses cover mail, telephone, fax, copier and others.

PA BVBA is entitled to request a retainer before starting any assignment. PA BVBA has the right to request additional advance payments on fees and expenses, because of the importance of the assignment or the expected costs and expenses. Any retainer or advance fee payment may be set-off against the final fee note and possibly any other unpaid fee note in relation to the same assignment or any other assignment from the same client.


All the amounts/rates are exclusive of VAT.

If the client is of the opinion that fees or expenses charged by any attorney or lawyer are not correct, the client must as soon as possible after the receipt of such fee note inform PA BVBA in writing and motivating its position. 

Fee notes are payable within 15 days from the date of the fee note. When a fee note remains unpaid within 30 calendar days, an annual penalty interest of 10% will a
utomatically apply without formal notice.

4. PA BVBA is liable for its attorneys, lawyers and employees. Any liability of PA BVBA is limited to the amount of the fees for the case for which PA BVBA has incurred a liability.

5. PA BVBA must respect the legislation regarding money laundering (Law of 11 January 1993). In accordance with this legislation the client has the obligation to provide any information PA BVBA may request. PA BVBA has the obligation to inform the Dean of the Bar, if PA BVBA is aware of facts or suspects that certain facts relate to money laundering or terrorism. The Dean will decide whether or not he will transfer this information to the Money Laundering Authority.

6. The legal relationship between the client and PA BVBA is exclusively  governed bij Belgian law.
Any dispute between PA BVBA and its clients is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Brussels. PA BVBA, however reserves the right to take legal actions and start proceedings with the courts that are competent in the area where the client is located. 

To avoid misunderstanding, the Dutch version of this terms and conditions prevail.

These general terms and conditions can be found on the website of PA BVBA at www.peeters-law.be<

© 2014 Peeters Advocaten

- See more at: http://www.webalive-studio.eu/p-l/documents/voorwaarden/algemene-voorwaarden.xml?lang=en&version=current#sthash.bAHMoBIq.dpuf
1. Peeters Advocaten-Avocats BVBA (hereinafter PA BVBA) is a limited liability company ("civil private limited liability company"), incorporated under Belgian law. Its  corporate purpose is to provide legal services.

These general terms and conditions apply to all services rendered and/or performed by  PA BVBA, its managers and directors, partners, associates and employees (and their respective companies) for and on behalf of its principals (called hereinafter "clients"), for all persons for which PA BVBA can be held liable en and with respect to all relations PA BVBA has with third parties.

2. If PA BVBA, for the execution of its assignment, calls on the services of third parties, it undertakes to select these third parties with the greatest care. However PA BVBA can never be held responsible for the advise and assistance of those third parties. The client hereby autorises PA BVBA to accept any limitations of liability of third parties on its behalf.

3. Fees of PA BVBA are calculated on the basis of an hourly rate, independent of the outcome of any assignment.

PA BVBA will send at the end of each month a fee note, for the work performed, including the expenses paid, based upon the applicable hourly rate for each attorney or lawyer, who has performed services, increased with a flat rate for general office expenses. Equal to 7% of the fee, and with travel expenses and costs of third parties. General office expenses cover mail, telephone, fax, copier and others.

PA BVBA is entitled to request a retainer before starting any assignment. PA BVBA has the right to request additional advance payments on fees and expenses, because of the importance of the assignment or the expected costs and expenses. Any retainer or advance fee payment may be set-off against the final fee note and possibly any other unpaid fee note in relation to the same assignment or any other assignment from the same client.

All the amounts/rates are exclusive of VAT.

If the client is of the opinion that fees or expenses charged by any attorney or lawyer are not correct, the client must as soon as possible after the receipt of such fee note inform PA BVBA in writing and motivating its position.

Fee notes are payable within 15 days from the date of the fee note. When a fee note remains unpaid within 30 calendar days, an annual penalty interest of 10% will automatically apply without formal notice.

4. PA BVBA is liable for its attorneys, lawyers and employees. Any liability of PA BVBA is limited to the amount of the fees for the case for which PA BVBA has incurred a liability.

5. PA BVBA must respect the legislation regarding money laundering (Law of 11 January 1993). In accordance with this legislation the client has the obligation to provide any information PA BVBA may request. PA BVBA has the obligation to inform the Dean of the Bar, if PA BVBA is aware of facts or suspects that certain facts relate to money laundering or terrorism. The Dean will decide whether or not he will transfer this information to the Money Laundering Authority.

6. The legal relationship between the client and PA BVBA is exclusively  governed bij Belgian law.
Any dispute between PA BVBA and its clients is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Brussels. PA BVBA, however reserves the right to take legal actions and start proceedings with the courts that are competent in the area where the client is located.

To avoid misunderstanding, the Dutch version of this terms and conditions prevail.

These general terms and conditions can be found on the website of PA BVBA at www.peeters-law.be.

© 2014 Peeters Advocaten

1. Peeters Advocaten-Avocats BVBA (hereinafter PA BVBA) is a limited liability company ("civil private limited liability company"), incorporated under Belgian law. Its  corporate purpose is to provide legal services.  

These general terms and conditions apply to all services rendered and/or performed by  PA BVBA, its managers and directors, partners, associates and employees (and their respective companies) for and on behalf of its principals (called hereinafter "clients"), for all persons for which PA BVBA can be held liable en and with respect to all relations PA BVBA has with third parties. 

2. If PA BVBA, for the execution of its assignment, calls on the services of third parties, it undertakes to select these third parties with the greatest care. However PA BVBA can never be held responsible for the advise and assistance of those third parties. The client hereby autorises PA BVBA to accept any limitations of liability of third parties on its behalf.

3. Fees of PA BVBA are calculated on the basis of an hourly rate, independent of the outcome of any assignment.

PA BVBA will send at the end of each month a fee note, for the work performed, including the expenses paid, based upon the applicable hourly rate for each attorney or lawyer, who has performed services, increased with a flat rate for general office expenses. Equal to 7% of the fee, and with travel expenses and costs of third parties. General office expenses cover mail, telephone, fax, copier and others.

PA BVBA is entitled to request a retainer before starting any assignment. PA BVBA has the right to request additional advance payments on fees and expenses, because of the importance of the assignment or the expected costs and expenses. Any retainer or advance fee payment may be set-off against the final fee note and possibly any other unpaid fee note in relation to the same assignment or any other assignment from the same client.


All the amounts/rates are exclusive of VAT.

If the client is of the opinion that fees or expenses charged by any attorney or lawyer are not correct, the client must as soon as possible after the receipt of such fee note inform PA BVBA in writing and motivating its position. 

Fee notes are payable within 15 days from the date of the fee note. When a fee note remains unpaid within 30 calendar days, an annual penalty interest of 10% will a
utomatically apply without formal notice.

4. PA BVBA is liable for its attorneys, lawyers and employees. Any liability of PA BVBA is limited to the amount of the fees for the case for which PA BVBA has incurred a liability.

5. PA BVBA must respect the legislation regarding money laundering (Law of 11 January 1993). In accordance with this legislation the client has the obligation to provide any information PA BVBA may request. PA BVBA has the obligation to inform the Dean of the Bar, if PA BVBA is aware of facts or suspects that certain facts relate to money laundering or terrorism. The Dean will decide whether or not he will transfer this information to the Money Laundering Authority.

6. The legal relationship between the client and PA BVBA is exclusively  governed bij Belgian law.
Any dispute between PA BVBA and its clients is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Brussels. PA BVBA, however reserves the right to take legal actions and start proceedings with the courts that are competent in the area where the client is located. 

To avoid misunderstanding, the Dutch version of this terms and conditions prevail.

These general terms and conditions can be found on the website of PA BVBA at www.peeters-law.be<

© 2014 Peeters Advocaten

- See more at: http://www.webalive-studio.eu/p-l/documents/voorwaarden/algemene-voorwaarden.xml?lang=en&version=current#sthash.bAHMoBIq.dpuf

   
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