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Content of this site
The information that is made available on or via this Site is general in nature and purely informative. This information is not in any case intended as legal advice, advertising for clients or an offer of services. If you require legal advice, Astrea recommends that you contact one of our lawyers, who will advise you personally.
Although Astrea does all that is necessary to keep the content of the Site complete, correct and up-to-date, some information may be incomplete, inaccurate or outdated in spite of those efforts. Astrea does not give any warranty regarding the content of and information on the Site.
Astrea will not be held liable for the malfunctioning of the Site as a result of technical defects, viruses or maintenance. Astrea is likewise not liable for any loss or damage that arises from the use of this Site or its manipulation by third parties.
Astrea finally disclaims any liability for the content of third-party websites to which users of the Site may be referred. These third-party websites and their content fall exclusively under the liability of their author(s). Links to such websites are only intended to supplement information that is communicated via the Site.
Providing and/or receiving information via this Site does not mean that you are or will become an Astrea client. In order to become a client, you need to contact Astrea or one of its lawyers. Astrea’s services are provided on the basis of its General Terms and Conditions .
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By using the Site, you agree that its content falls exclusively under and must be interpreted in accordance with Belgian law. In the event of a dispute relating to this Site or its use, only Belgian courts of the judicial district of Antwerp will have jurisdiction, to the exclusion of all other courts.
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General terms and conditions
Astrea BV is a civil corporation in the form of a cooperative corporation with limited liability with registered office in Antwerp and with company number 0885.184.584 Register of Legal Entities Antwerp, Division Antwerp (Astrea).
These general terms and conditions apply exclusively to the services provided by Astrea.
Astrea is the only party entering into a contract with the client. All assignments are accepted and carried out and all services are rendered exclusively by Astrea, without regard to which attorney at Astrea has received instructions thereto. Partners, attorneys and/or associates, whether they are legal or natural persons, who are in any way connected to Astrea and are involved in the supply of services by or on behalf of Astrea, cannot be held liable in any way. Astrea is not liable for any services, actions and/or omissions rendered or committed by third parties who, in consultation with the client, are involved in the supply of services and who do not work under the name Astrea (e.g., bailiffs, accountants, auditors, notaries, etc.).
Astrea and its lawyers respect the ethical rules of the Bar Association where they are registered, in particular the principles of independence, partiality and confidentiality.
No liability is accepted for electronic communication with Astrea or for any defects, loss/damage or viruses.
Fee statements will be regularly prepared after the performance of services with a detailed description of the services for the total amount charged. Fee statements are payable in cash. Advance payments may be requested for future services. Fee statements are payable by the client even if the client designates a third-party payer.
Internal costs are a fixed percentage of the fee and are charged separately like external costs.
Our fees and disbursements are exclusive of VAT.
Astrea reserves the right to charge statutory interest if payment is not made within 30 days of the date on which the fee statement is sent and may suspend its services by simple notice until full payment is received.
Our professional liability is limited to the amount of the cover granted by the Bar Association’s liability insurance (currently EUR 1,250,000) and Astrea's supplementary liability insurance (currently EUR 28,750,000).
Only Belgian law, including the rules of the local Bar Association, is applicable. Disputes that cannot be settled by the Bar Association will be submitted exclusively to the district courts of the judicial district of Antwerp.