Altea is a firm of specialists who have experience and expertise in their chosen fields and who strive to be accessible.
We have two teams working alongside each other, each with their own skill set. Their usual fields of activity are, but not exclusively :
General administrative law
Liability of public entities
Public service law
Administrative health care law
Urban planning law
Public tender law
Public economic law
Institutional law, including local authorities
Administrative law for the media
Constitutional law, human rights, public freedoms
The Code of Belgian Nationality allows the application for nationality provided that one has had a "legal residence" for a certain period of time, depending on the case. For a child, it is sometimes the parents who must be able to prove a legal residence.Read more ...
A Belgian law passed on 16 December 2020 partially implementing the withdrawal agreement between the UK and the European Union provides British nationals and their family members with the opportunity to formalise any residence permits which were not requested or obtained before the end of the transition period i.e. prior to 31 December 2020.Read more ...
Due to Covid-19, restrictions prohibiting non-essential travel have been implemented (Article 21 of Ministerial Order of 28/10/2020 introducing emergency measures to limit the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus).Read more ...
The European Court of Human Rights once again condemned Belgium on 18 February 2020 (Makdoudi v. Belgium, Application No. 12848/15) in matters of foreigners’ rights.Read more ...
Have you retained a pied-à-terre in Belgium? Have you permanently returned from abroad? Your municipality could take the lead by enrolling you automatically in its registers. This sometimes happens on the initiative of a complainant who might have an interest in your enrolment at another address, for example, in the case of a family dispute.Read more ...