Distribution and licences

Our years of experience in online trade and traditional distribution for several large chains makes us the right partner for all your questions concerning selective distribution agreements, agency agreements and franchising projects.

At first glance, these agreements seem to have a lot in common. However, the legal rules applicable to each of these forms of distribution differ substantially from one another. Get guidance from our experts.


We assist our clients with agreements tailored to their project, in compliance with all applicable laws and with optimal safeguards for their interests. Through our extensive international network of contacts and the global network Consulegis, we also provide our services in an international context for foreign companies setting up a sales network in Belgium or for Belgian companies operating abroad.

We are happy to advise you on the following matters: 

  • Setting up a distribution network
  • Standard franchising, concession and agency contracts
  • Commercial leases
  • Trade fund transfers
  • Guarantees and securities
  • Pre-contractual disclosures and broad assistance in negotiations
  • Disputes between franchisees and franchisors
  • Disputes between concessionaires and grantors
  • Protection of trademarks, trade names and domain names
  • Disputes with competitors regarding distribution rights
  • Real estate deals
  • Commercial contracts with suppliers and partners
  • Financing of your projects
  • Translation of distribution networks to the internet world
  • As well as all aspects of online distribution

Questions about distribution? Book a non-binding introductory meeting here

More about contracts and companies

Contracts and commercial relationships

Bad contracts are fuel for expensive litigations with uncertain results. Drafting solid contacts is much more economical compared to litigation. It creates peace of mind, which is what every professional wants, right?


Are you setting up a new company or adapting your company to the new company law? Are there new shareholders at your door?  We provide solid foundations for your company.

Disputes and procedure

Can’t find a solution to that dispute? Are you considering starting litigation proceedings? We analyze the possibilities and chances of success together with you.

International cooperations

Are you looking for legal advice for your business on the other side of the world? Thanks to our international contacts through partner networks such as Consulegis and Eurolegal, we can help you quickly.