Tim Hermans

Junior Associate

Tim Hermans

Languages

Dutch

English

French

Tim Hermans obtained a Master of Law from the Free University of Brussels (VUB) in 2021, with focus on financial & economic law. He joined Ariga as junior associate in October 2021.

Tim dedicated his master thesis to the "Trade practices in pharmaceutical health care: (un)availability and trade of medicines". In this dissertation, Tim examined the regulations and existing commercial practices and their impact on the (un)availability of medication for the Belgian market, all with a particular focus on the quality aspect of healthcare for Belgian patients.

Tim assists the regulatory team with legal research and drafting in the context of counseling and transactional work, as well as support for litigation.

Tim combines his traineeship with a mandate as researcher at the (VUB) for the Gosete research project lead by the ULB/VUB. In this context he analysis different legal questions related to exnovation as part of the governance of transition to a sustainable economy.

In his free time, Tim enjoys various activities such as: skiing, running, hiking, paddle and fitness, although he finds that a quiet evening at the movies can also be enjoyable.

  • Circular economy
  • Commercial agency[RF1]
  • Commercial litigation and arbitration
  • Commercial partnership agreements[RF2]
  • Contracting[CD3]
  • Debt collection
  • Distribution contracts
  • Franchise[RF4]
  • General and specific terms and conditions
  • Import and Export
  • International Sales Contract
  • Commercial litigation
  • Sale/supply/manufacturing/purchase contracts
  • Sharing economy
  • Service Contracts


  • Class action
  • Consumer information
  • Digital content and services
  • Litigation and alternative dispute settlement
  • Market practices
  • Sale by distance means of communication
  • Sale of consumer goods
  • Unfair contract terms

  • Arbitration clauses
  • Asset purchase contract
  • B2B contract unfair contract terms
  • B2C unfair contract terms
  • Contractual liability
  • Cooperation contracts
  • Dispute settlement clauses
  • Distribution contracts
  • General terms and conditions
  • License agreements
  • Mandate Agreements
  • NDA
  • Sale/purchase agreement
  • Share Purchase contract
  • Shareholders agreements

  • Articles of association
  • Capital increase / decrease
  • Corporate housekeeping
  • Corporate litigation
  • Daily functioning
  • Directors liability
  • Dispute resolution
  • Governance
  • Incoporation
  • M&A
  • Management agreements
  • Reorganisation
  • Shareholders conflicts
  • Shareholders agreements
  • Share pledges
  • SPA
  • Start-up structuring

  • Alternative financing
  • AML/TF
  • Bank guarantees
  • Collateral contracts and structuring
  • Consumer protection
  • Credit facilities
  • Crowdfunding
  • Crowdfunding platforms
  • E-money
  • Finch (blockchain, apps, cryptocurrencies)
  • Financial services
  • General terms and conditions
  • Investment services
  • Investment funds
  • Licensing obligations
  • Loans
  • MAD
  • PSD
  • Regulatory compliance
  • SME financing
  • Sustainable investments
  • Trading venues
  • Wealth management
  • Wholesale trading


  • Block chain applications
  • Cybersecurity
  • E-commerce terms
  • Energy transition
  • ICT contracts
  • Online dispute resolution
  • Platforms
  • Privacy policy
  • Smart contracts
  • Terms of use website
  • Setting up a fully compliant Webshop screening (for B2C and/ B2B)