Gregory Verhelst graduated in Law and Philosophy at the Catholic University of Leuven. After having worked at the offices of Stibbe and Flamey Advocaten, he moved to CMS in 2016.
Gregory is an administrative law and environmental law specialist, with a specific focus on environmental law, spatial planning and expropriations.
Gregory counsels and advises private individuals, businesses and local governments in the context of administrative and legal proceedings. As part of their powers, local, regional and national governments can adopt unilateral measures that can have serious consequences for individuals and businesses. Those who suffer the consequences of such government actions or from inaction on the part of the government can turn to Gregory.
He regularly conducts proceedings before the Constitutional Court of Justice, the Council of State, the Flemish administrative courts (including the Council for Permit Disputes) and other courts.
Gregory regularly publishes in leading legal journals within his professional fields. He is frequently asked to speak at study days and seminars.
2006 – Registered with the Bar (Antwerp, Belgium)
2005 – Registered with the Bar (Brussels, Belgium)
2005 – Catholic University Leuven (Master of Laws)
2003 – Catholic University Leuven (Degree Certificate from the Institute of Philosophy)
2002 – Catholic University Leuven (Bachelor of Laws)