Member Profile

Mr Alain Nijs TEP, Full Member i

Fully qualified practitioner with either more than 5 years’ industry experience or a STEP Diploma qualification and more than 2 years’ industry experience. Depicted by the TEP designation

Argo Law
Posthofbrug 12

T: +32 3 206 85 30

Estate Planner / Lawyer/Solicitor/Attorney / Tax Advisor
Practice Area:
Civil-law planning (incl foundations), Cross-border estates, Elderly and vulnerable clients, Estate planning/administration, Family business, Family office, Philanthropy, Tax
STEP Benelux
Benelux Branch Committee
Special Interest Groups:
Business Families | Contentious Trusts and Estates | Cross-Border Estates | International Client | Mental Capacity | Philanthropy Advisors

Alain Nijs is a senior partner at Argo Law.

Alain navigates clients through complex legal, tax and other issues, often cross-border, with regard to their family, their business and their wealth. He helps them in finding considered and flexible solutions that will stand the test of time.

Alain has a particular interest in family dynamics and governance, as well as next gen engagement in family businesses.

Alain is ranked by Chambers HNW (Band 1) and recommended consistently in other international rankings including Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Citywealth and Who's Who Legal Private Client.

Alain is Belgian country correspondent for Trust & Trustees (Oxford University Press). He is also a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and a board member of Benelux chapter of the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners (STEP).