Our lawyers are all specialized in several legal areas, as set out in the following list:
Companies | Business Law | Banking Law & Securities | Human Resources | Taxation
Intellectual Property | Data and Consumer protection | White-Collar Crime | Real Estate
Insolvency & Attachment | Aviation and Traffic law | Private and Family Life
Miles is amid the interesting ecological and societal changes and challenges.
And committed for a sustainable world
Who effectively do what they have promised to do
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Miles Legal : A Step Ahead
Our lawyers all specialize in specific legal areas that they teach or in which they publish. They are constantly updating their knowledge. This perfect management of these specific legal areas goes together with a profound knowledge of the environment and practical needs of our clients.
The interesting ecological and societal changes and challenges means a lot to Miles. Economic actors as well as other actors of our society are responsible for the environment. The lawyers of Miles take Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) very seriously. Therefore, we are committed to the goals of sustainable development (SDG).
Committed to a sustainable world
Miles does effectively what they have promised to do. Miles has abolished the use of paper, has an ambitious eco-dynamic policy and operates in a participatory and transparent manner. Miles graciously supports projects that are in line with its values and pursues ongoing reflection to improve the sustainability of its services.Discover our CSR charter
A sustainable legal approach
To prevent - To audit - To be advised in due time - To comply.
ADR [collaborative negotiation, arbitration, mediation and conciliation] - Balanced settlements.
Adopt codes of conduct within the framework of CSR and the implementation of sustainable development objectives.
Direct access to the lawyer - Free participating to Miles' seminars
Creation - Merger / Acquisition [Audit, agreements...] - Liquidation – Follow-up [General Meeting, Board of Directors] - Shareholders [entries, exits, pacts, conflicts...] - Start-ups - Financial plans - Financing - Companies in difficulty [Bankruptcy, judicial reorganization].
Contracts [services, joint ventures, distribution, commercial representation...] - General terms and conditions - Business and goodwill [audit, cession...] - Business guarantees - Competition - Market practices [advertising, unfair competitive practices, lay off...] - b2b and b2c - Commercial litigation - National and international debt recovery.
Banking law and securities
Payment and credit services - Mortgage credit - Consumer credit - Corporeal securities [mortgage, pledge] - Personal securities [collateral].
Employment contract [hiring, contract, dismissal] – Employment regulations [Duration, remuneration, discrimination, welfare, harassment, ...] - Restructuring - Transfer of enterprises - Collective employment law [social elections, company’s collective agreements, strikes, ...] - Accidents at work - Business immigration.
Corporate taxes - Personal taxes – V.A.T. - Registration duties - Inheritance tax – Tax planning - Relations with the administration - Rulings - Tax audits - Disputes - International taxation - Customs - Excise tax.
Intellectual property law
Copyrights - Trademarks - Patents - Domain names - Company names - Availability check - Deposits and management - Business confidentiality - Drafting of conventions - Transfer of rights.
Data and consumer protection
GDPR - Compliance - Drafting of internal regulations - Legal notices - Consumer protection - Sale, purchase and delivery of goods - Warranty - Scam - Travel - Assistance in handling complaints - Class actions.
Passengers transport - Freight transport - Travel contract - Road transport - Transport insurance - New modes of transportation.
Preventing and Defending accused persons or victims - Criminal liability of legal persons - Controls, inspections, investigations - Forgery - Tax forgery - Abuse of company assets - Breaches concerning companies - Tax fraud - Customs fraude - Money laundering - Confiscation - Labour criminal law - Accidents at work.
Purchase - Sale - Co-ownership – Common property - Commercial leases - Brewery leases - Rent leases - Construction - Real estate development - Building permits - Construction litigation - Neighbourhood disturbances - Real estate expertises.
Insolvency law and attachment
Bankruptcy - Judicial reorganisation - European order for payment procedure - European small claims procedure - National and international attachment proceedings.
Insurance law and liability
Non-marine insurance contract - Indemnity insurance - Personal insurance - Accidents at work insurance - Liability litigation - Expertise - Arbitration - Damage assessment.
Insurance law – Health law - Civil and criminal medical liability – Health care innovation law.
Private and family life
Marriage - Legal cohabitation – Marriage contracts - Separation - Divorce - Children - Adoption - Alimony - Estate planning - Liquidation and division - Estate disputes – Liability - Neighborhood nuisance.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Negotiation - Mediation - Collaborative Law - Arbitration.
Professional conduct and disciplinary law
Rules of pofessional conduct - Disciplinary proceedings.
The fees are the result of a discussion followed by an agreement prior to the performance of any services.
No internal costs (scanning, printing, invoicing, dispatch of non-registered mail,...) are charged*.
In application of its CSR charter, Miles is committed to controlling its costs by avoiding the waste of consumable goods, drastically limiting printing costs and making optimal use of energy and premises.
*Some Miles Network members apply special rules in this area, which they communicate in advance.
Precision and regularity
We encode our services by 6 minutes, the lawyer of the service is always mentioned and the description of the task is specified. The details of this encoding are attached to the invoice.
The invoicing takes place monthly, so that the status of the services can be checked transparently.
In the context of specific agreements, subscription formulas or lump sum formulas can be considered.
In the event of a favourable result, a success fee may be claimed.
Our international activities
We develop our international activities through three channels :
Our membership of an international alliance of law firms
Our activities in international professional associations
The development of Brussels Desks hosting foreign law firms.
This solution allows these firms, some of which practice European law, to benefit from a reception infrastructure in the heart of the Capital of Europe and, if necessary, to benefit from quality support in Belgian national law.
Fabrique's Brussels desk by Miles By Miles
The Brussels desk of Fabrique is responsible for the European aspects of the activities of
Fabrique's Italian and international clients. Fabrique also wishes to entrust the firm Miles
with requests concerning the application of Belgian law.
Via this link, you will find a more detailed presentation of Fabrique and its members. fabrique.legal
Accomplishments : beyond the words, the acts
Our experience in transparent and participative office management
To actively involve each generation in the management of the law firm
Jardin musical is an ecosystem of artists that generates the right conditions to inspire creative interactions.
The Shift is the Belgian platform for organizations that want to make the transition to a more sustainable society and economy together.
End of the Terracycle programme
Following a recent amendment in waste sorting regulations in Brussels [read more]
La Compagnie du Palais de Justice
Alex Tallon returns to the stage in the play “Amadeus” [read more]
Special confiscation of the economic benefits derived from the offence
Luc Godin and Aurélie Blaffart publish, in the company’s criminal law review, a comment [read more]
Sick leave : medical note
Since the 28th of November 2022, a sick worker does not have to present a medical prescription [read more]
Miles | Sablon [Head office]13, rue des Sablons
MIles Legal Network
Our international alliance
The firm is a member of ABL (Alliance of Business Lawyers), a dynamic and worldwide network of business law firms. This international association assembles more than 900 lawyers established in 56 medium-sized law firms located in 34 different countries in Europe, Asia, South America and North America.
All ABL member firms are recognized law firms in their jurisdiction.
With our colleagues of ABL we leave no stone unturned looking for the most effective legal solution for any cross-border transaction and litigation in matters such as tax law, intellectual property law, labour law and all other aspects of business law.
Our international relations through international professional networks
Alex Tallon is in charge of our international relationships and builds thus up contacts through his memberships of the IBA (International Bar Association), UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats), EAL (European association of Lawyers) and LIDC (Ligue Internationale du Droit de la Concurrence), as well as being a member of the CCBE delegation (this is the Council of European Bars). He is also a member of the IAE (International Advisory Experts), an international network of legal experts.