Rudy Dupont


Rudy has more than 25 years of experience in advising international and local clients on corporate real estate transactions, complex investment structuring of real estate projects, public procurement and financing.

His field of expertise includes advising on share and asset deals, due diligence, sale and lease back, real estate asset management and complex leasing transactions.

Over the past five years, he has been listed as band 1 lawyer in real estate law and is well-known as one of the leading Belgian real estate professionals.


Representative matters

A leading European real estate investor developer Ghelamco on the acquisition by Ghelamco of a company owning the property located in Antwerp; advising mainly on the negotiations of the joint-venture agreement and on the successful signing and closing of the transaction.

A wholesale global data centre provider on all legal aspects of its first data centre development in Belgium.

Belgium's largest listed real estate developer on the acquisition and partial lease back of the property in Brussels and on the redevelopment of this site.

A subsidiary of Heylen Warehouses on the off-market sale of a 150,000 sq m logistics warehouse complex in Ghent, Belgium, via a sale-and-leaseback transaction to a pan-European fund.

KIM (and GENII Capital) in the acquisition of a leasehold interest on the Régie des Bâtiments headquarers in Brussels for about 140 M€.

GLL Real Estate Partners GmbH, an international real estate fund manager, in connection with its acquisition of all the shares of the company IMMO W 16 holding as main asset the property located boulevard de Waterloo 16 in Brussels.

Leasinvest and ION Holding BVBA in connection with the acquisition of all the shares of NEIF Montoyer SPRL holding the leasehold of the office property located at rue Montoyer, 14 in Brussels.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the legal commission of the UPSI
  • Member of ULI Belgium
Rudy Dupont is a very skilled practitioner who knows the business and knows how to close a deal. He has a very sharp mind and is solution-oriented and a good negotiator.
Chambers, 2019, Real Estate, Belgium
Rudy Dupont provides good ideas and valuable alternatives. He boasts considerable experience in all aspects of property transactions, acting for large international investors and real estate companies.
Chambers, 2019, Real Estate, Belgium



Admitted as attorney-at-law with the Brussels Bar in 1998


CEPAC, Solvay Business School, 2006

Executive Real Estate Program, Solvay BNusiness School, 2004

Special Degree in Zoning and Environmental Law, University Saint Louis, 2001

Law Degree Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve, 1998


French, English
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