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Flemish Government gets tough on uninspected vehicles in 2024

Starting on January 1, 2024, the Flemish Government will take strict action against vehicles that fail to undergo timely technical inspections. With a new regulation on the horizon, police officers will be empowered to issue immediate fines to drivers, with penalties that can go as high as...


Weegmann-De Gelas, a well-respected law firm in the market of transport law, joins forces with Leeward

We are excited to announce that Weegmann-De Gelas, a respected law firm in the transport law sector, will be joining Leeward, a niche law firm specializing in transport, logistics, and maritime law, as of 1 April 2023. Effective immediately, Saar De Gelas will be appointed as a new partner.

New Royal Decree for Belgian Port Labor Regulations Adopted in 2023

The rules for Belgian port labor have been adjusted following the invalidation of the "Peeters amendment" by the Council of State in October 2022. This was after the ruling of the European Court of Justice that determined that the Belgian system was in violation of European law. A new Royal Decree...

Leeward once again recognised by the Legal 500 as leading law firm!

For the sixth year in succession, The Legal 500 has named Leeward as a leading law firm in the transport sector.


The registration of seagoing vessels under the new Shipping Code

The regulations concerning the registration of seagoing vessels will be included in the new Shipping Code. The new Shipping Code determines, among other things, the conditions for registration and the consequences thereof. Leeward summarizes the most important provisions and changes.

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