General terms and conditions

  1. Only these general terms and conditions shall apply for the services provided by the law firm. The client expressly acknowledges acceptance of these general terms and conditions.
  2. The law firm undertakes to pay due attention to performing the tasks entrusted to it and enters into an obligation of means in this respect.
  3. The liability of the attorneys of the firm is limited to the terms set out in its professional liability policies and the amounts that their professional liability insurer will pay out.
  4. Unless otherwise stipulated, the law firm shall not be liable for services provided by third parties which it has appealed.
  5. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the fees payable by the client shall be calculated based on the number of hours worked, multiplied by the applicable hourly rate (including VAT). The fees shall be charged plus costs (including VAT).
  6. The law firm may request one or more advance payments prior to commencement of the contract performance and during handling of the file.
  7. All amounts owed by the client are payable at Bilzersteenweg 243, 3700 Tongeren, no later than the 14th calendar day following the date of the invoice. Any unpaid amount shall, by operation of law and without formal notice, be increased with an interest of 10% per annum and an indemnity of 10% with a minimum of €75.
  8. If an invoice is not paid in full, the law firm shall be entitled, by operation of law and without formal notice, to suspend its activities until the invoice is paid in full.
  9. The law firm may at any time terminate the agreement with the client by notifying the client of such termination in writing.
  10. Any dispute between the law firm and the client relating to the conclusion, interpretation, performance and termination of the agreement shall be governed by Belgian law and shall fall within the jurisdiction of the court of the judicial district of Limburg, division of Tongeren
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