Matthias
Boeckstijns

Lawyer & Cassation Expert

Our approach

Who are we?

Boeckstijns is a law firm providing excellent legal advice in criminal law matters, supreme court matters, fraud cases and white collar crime.

Having excellent expertise and specialization in criminal law, financial criminal law and criminal cases before the highest Court in Belgium, the Court of Cassation, Boeckstijns is ideally placed to assist you in cases where discretion, excellent knowledge and flexibility are required.

Boeckstijns represents clients before the Belgian courts of first instance, the Courts of Appeal and the Court of Cassation and has expertise with lodging applications before the European Court of Human Rights.

Boeckstijns holds a Master’s Degree in Law (University of Antwerp, 2014) and a special certificate for cassation proceedings in criminal matters (OVB, 2015).

Languages: Dutch, French, English, German

I have to appear in court, now what?

It probably sounded like a bolt from the blue: You have been accused of an offence and have to appear in court.

You do not have much time to prepare yourself for these usually complicated procedures, let alone that you are aware of the many changes in Belgian legislation that are regularly implemented.

Boeckstijns guides you through this trail

Although the prospects in such a case may seem rather worrying, Boeckstijns makes it a point to guide you through this whole process as carefree as possible.

As practitioners of modern law, Boeckstijns knows how to deal with the increasingly demanding Belgian law.

Expertise in criminal law

Therefore our practice covers all aspects of criminal law such as criminal proceedings before the courts of first instance, proceedings before the Courts of Appeal and proceedings before the Court of Cassation. Boeckstijns advocates a close and transparant cooperation with you, in which you experience this hectic course as carefree as possible.