In addition to a Master’s Degree in Law from the Catholic University of Leuven, Niel gained a supplementary study diploma in Taxation. He was admitted to the bar in 2002, and is one of Ardent’s junior partners. He is also responsible for IT and new technologies at Ardent.
Niel is passionate about Banking and Finance Law, and represents both financial institutions and investors. He is also active in Business Law and Company Law, with a focus on contracts and take-overs.
Clients mainly appreciate his dossier knowledge and great enthusiasm.
As well as lawyer, Niel is a passionate cyclist and (a slightly less talented) racing cyclist.
Languages: Dutch, French, English and German
“If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable.” (Seneca)