Frédéric Van Bever


Frédéric Van Bever has been a member of the Brussels Bar since 2003.

He is a graduate cum laude from the Université Libre de Bruxelles and holds a D.E.S. in business law from the Université de Gand (UGent).

For many years he has practised the real estate law, and more particularly construction law.

Frédéric Van Bever is a legal author at Wolters Kluwer, including a book on neighbourhood easements as well as and a chapter on the Energy Performance of Buildings in the Real Estate Law Guide (DIMM).

Frédéric Van Bever is also a professor at the Plateforme Maison Passive (P.M.P. A.S.B.L.)  where he teaches entrepreneurs and designers (architects, engineers, PEB managers, etc.) the risks and obligations associated with their involvement in a ” Passive”construction or renovation project.

He provides CAPA (Certificate of Aptitude for the Profession of Lawyer) courses for trainees at the Brussels Bar. He also leads seminars for public speaking, reasoned negotiation, advocacy in mediation and advocacy at the Communication Institute of the Brussels Bar (ICBB), of which he was a director from 2012 to 2016.

Frédéric joined the CEW firm on October 1st, 2014, in order to establish, with Mr. VERBRAKEN and Mr. ELLOUZE, the Real Estate department.


  • Law degree at the Université libre de Bruxelles – 2001
  • Master´s degree in Business Law at the University of Ghent – 2002

Professional experience

  • Lawyer member of the Brussels Bar since 2003
  • Associate at JP VERGAUWE – 2007
  • Partner and founder of VERGAUWE & Associés – 2011
  • Partner at CEW & PARTNERS – 2014


French and Dutch