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Steven Slachmuylders

Steven Slachmuylders was admitted to the Antwerp bar in 2011, joining Caluwaerts Uytterhoeven in October 2014. He was promoted to partner on 1 May 2016.

Steven Slachmuylders obtained a Master of Laws with honours from the University of Antwerp in 2011. He minored in Criminal Law and majored in Civil Law, developing a particular interest in contract and special contract law in the broadest sense. Afterwards, Steven Slachmuylders obtained a Master’s degree in Business Law with honours from the University of Antwerp.

Steven Slachmuylders has been employed as a teaching assistant at the University of Antwerp since 1 February 2015.


In addition to his special interest in property and construction law, he also focuses on civil law in the broad sense. He also built up extensive experience in traffic law, defending individuals and companies alike before the Police Court.

Steven has numerous publications to his name as an expert on real estate and is a regular speaker at study days.

In his master’s thesis, Steven Slachmuylders examined the effect of the Royal Decree of 12 January 2007 on the various contractual clauses in the brokerage agreements of real estate agents in his thesis “Onderzoek van vastgoedmakelaarscontracten” [Research into real estate brokers’ contracts], for which he was awarded a summa cum laude. The thesis subsequently obtained the 3rd Laureate Prize Jura Falconis and was also published.

During his internship with the Antwerp bar, he won numerous awards, including

  • 2nd finalist 2014 Flemish Moot Court, organised by the Bar in Dendermonde.
  • 2nd finalist 2014 Ridder René Victor Moot Court, organised by the Flemish Conference of the Antwerp bar.

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