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Ana Laura Claes


Ana Laura Claes

Ana Laura obtained her Master's degree in Law (research master's degree) at KU Leuven in 2018 with great distinction. After her studies, she started working as a researcher at KU Leuven and the Université de Liège, on the one hand on an international project on tobacco smuggling and on the other hand on a project regarding the implementation of the European Public Prosecutor's Office in the Belgian legal order. Afterwards, she remained active as a researcher at KU Leuven, where she investigated various problems of customs and criminal procedural law.


In 2020, Ana Laura joined Tiberghien. As a member of the VAT team, she advises (international) clients in the field of VAT, customs and excise duties. Ana Laura has special expertise in the field of customs criminal procedure. In addition, Ana Laura works as a voluntary researcher under Professor C. Van De Heyning at the University of Antwerp in the field of criminal law, criminal procedure, and fundamental rights.

Ana Laura Claes

Associate - Antwerp

Born in Antwerp, °1995.


Joined the firm in 2020.

Practice Areas

VAT, customs and excise duties

Criminal procedure


KU Leuven (Master of Laws, 2018).

KU Leuven and Tilburg University (Research Master, 2018).


Dutch, French, English.

Other professional activities

Member of the Antwerp Bar.

Voluntary researcher University of Antwerp.

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