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Guido De Wit

Partner, Brussels

Overview

Professional experience

Education

Published works

Overview

Guido De Wit, partner at the Brussels office of Linklaters since 1991, joined the Luxembourg tax practice group in 2013 while continuing to serve Belgian clients from the Brussels office.

Having worked for 30 years on VAT matters, Guido has gained a wealth of experience and expertise in this area. He is recognised as one of the foremost VAT lawyers in Belgium and has, moreover, extensive experience in all indirect tax aspects relating to real estate transactions.

Professional experience

Guido has also lectured on VAT at the Postgraduate International Tax Law Program of the Vienna University of Economics and Business. More generally, he is a frequent lecturer on VAT issues.

Education

Guido holds a Degree in Law from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – KUL (Belgium), a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Harvard University, Cambridge (USA) and a post-graduate degree in Tax Law from the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Fiscales – ICHEC (Belgium). In 1998 he was appointed to the faculty of the law school of the ULB (Free University of Brussels) and has been teaching on VAT related issues there ever since.

Published works

He has extensively published on a variety of VAT matters and the European VAT Centre, composed of VAT specialists of Linklaters in Europe, is headed by Guido.