Our firm strives to be a center of excellence.
Customer satisfaction is essential to us.


We aim to deliver top-notch quality legal services at a reasonable cost.

We listen to your needs and concerns.

We are pragmatic, to-the-point and responsive.

We make sure we understand your business.

We are result-oriented.


Our quest to deliver legal services of the very highest quality.


Litigation is our core-business. Our lawyers have been involved in many high-profile cases for 20 years.


Over the past years, our lawyers have gained significant experience in arbitration, both as counsel as well as arbitrators.


Litigation and arbitration share the same conflict resolution paradigm: a third party, judge or arbitrator, decides the matter.

Looking for a Vacancy?

Holmes Kirby has a vacancy for a Dutch-speaking associate. Preferably with outstanding academic results and 3-6 years of experience in a prominent law firm.


Hi. I'm Kris Wagner

Kris Wagner (bac. phil., KUL, 1993, lic. iur., KUL, 1995, LLM, Harvard, 1997, PhD, KUL, 2006) is one of Belgium's leading experts in the area of civil procedure. Kris Wagner has been practising in the area of commercial litigation since 1995. In more recent years, he also gathered substantial experience in commercial mediation and arbitration.

  • (+32) 2 318 10 20 

Hi. I'm Mehdi Mellah

Mehdi Mellah (lic.iur. KUL 2000, DES Private International Law ULB 2001) is a member of the Dutch speaking Brussels bar since 2001. He has extensive experience in both state court and arbitration proceedings in various fields of (international) commercial law, a.o. distribution law, construction law, ICT and post acquisition litigation and works in French, English and Dutch.

  • (+32) 2 318 10 33

Hi. I'm Steve Griess

Steve Griess (Lic. Jur. ULB, 2005, Advanced Master in European Law 2006, Institute for European studies) has been practicing law at the French-speaking Brussels Bar since 2006. He has worked in various major law firms based in Brussels, as member and then head of their litigation/arbitration practice groups.

  • (+32) 2 318 10 36

Hi. I'm Laila Nejar

Laila Nejar graduated from the university of Brussels (Université Libre de Bruxelles) in 2014. She worked as a legal advisor at the Brussels’ Chamber of Commerce (BECI) and joined Holmes Kirby in January 2017. Laila Nejar also completed the training in civil and commercial mediation. Laila works in French and English and has a good general knowledge of Dutch.

  • (+32) 2 318 10 31


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