Due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, far-reaching safety measures have been in force in Belgium since 18 March 2020 12.00 P.M. They will last at least until 5 April 2020. We were already equipped to work remotely, but in order to protect the health of our customers and employees, KEGELS & Co has taken the following additional measures: 

  • The entire KEGELS & Co team works remotely to ensure the follow-up of your files, which were already entirely digital.

  • We can still be reached via the same coordinates, by phone and by e-mail.

  • One lawyer and one staff member remain at the Antwerp office during opening hours so that urgent reports, summonses and subpoenas can be dealt with immediately. In doing so, a strict policy of "social distancing" is applied and respected. 

  • We also offer a videoconferencing system via the Microsoft Teams Platform for meetings and document sharing.

  • Our lawyers remain able to attend any hearing that is held, in accordance with applicable procedures. 

  • To date, only hearings in emergency proceedings are maintained until further notice.  Other hearings are automatically postponed or settled in writing.


These measures can be rapidly adapted to new developments. For the most recent version, please visit this website.


Kegels & Co is a Belgian law firm near by the port of Antwerp with decades of experience in commercial law and more specific in the niche of maritime and transport law.


The practice areas of the office include (not limited) maritime law, transport law, (international) commercial law, customs law and banking and insurance law.


Our lawyers write and speak Dutch, French, English and German.




Our lawyers are members of several international organizations such as the International Bar Association (IBA), the Comité Maritime International (CMI) and the International Association of the Rhine Ships register (IVR).


Younger members of the office are member of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and the Young CMI.


Several members of the office write articles about their practice areas


Several members of the office often write articles on topics about issues concerning their practice areas


The link hereunder leads to a list of the most recent articles.


Mechelsesteenweg 196

2018 Antwerp

Due to increasing traffic, it is possible to make an appointment at our offices Antwerp East, Antwerp North and Antwerp South.






+ 32 03 257 17 71



+ 32 3 259 20 69




After working hours the office is 7/7 and 24/24  available on following number: + 32 3 259 20 69


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