After graduating cum laude in 1997, Birgit started her internship at a medium-sized Antwerp law firm and obtained an additional Master in Business Law from the University of Antwerp in 1999. Over the years she specialized in real estate law, with a focus on construction law (liability of architects, contractors and building promoters) and leasing (commercial lease, private lease and rent under common law). Since 2016, Birgit has also been a recognized mediator in commercial and family matters. She has been appointed by the FPS Economy as a mediator in the AutoMoto reconciliation committee. Birgit is hands-on in the handling of judicial files as well as during mediation and strives to provide services tailored to the client with legally substantiated advice that can be immediately extended to the client.