General terms and conditions

General terms and conditions

  1. The contractual relationship between CVBA Portelio Advocaten and its clients is solely governed by these general terms and conditions.
  2. The client acknowledges only to have a contractual relationship with the CVBA Portelio Advocaten and not with the lawyers or members of staff working for the CVBA Portelio Advocaten.
  3. All invoices are payable within 30 days from the date of invoice, unless indicated otherwise on the invoice. Any unpaid amount will be increased ipso jure and without a notice of default by a pro rata interest charge of 10% per year.
  4. The liability of the CVBA Portelio Advocaten is limited to the amount covered by our professional liability insurance (in principle EUR 1,250,000.) If our insurer refuses to provide cover for any reason whatsoever, our liability would be limited to the amount in fees invoiced to the client and paid for our services that gave rise to the client’s claim.
  5. Only the Courts of Ghent have jurisdiction to decide any dispute between the client and the CVBA Portelio Advocaten. Only Belgian law is applicable.