Dirk Caestecker is qualified as a lawyer and as a tax consultant (recognized by the IAB or "Institituut van de Accountants en de Belastingsconsulenten")

Dirk has developed a broad focus in all fields of real estate law including tax aspects related to real estate deals and advises national and international clients including public listed REITs and institutional and private equity investors and has been involved in a number of landmark transactions.

He assists clients with their transactions in real estate assets (acquisitions and disposals, project development, leases, long-term leases, building rights, VAT leases, etc.), corporate real estate transactions and real estate finance. Dirk also handled various capital market transactions (IPO's, bond issuances, capital increases, etc.) related to public listed REITs.

Furthermore, he has solid experience in litigation with respect to real estate and construction issues.

Dirk provides services to DLA Piper UK LLP through a civil company under the form of a personal liability.