Sebastian Tytgat

Sebastian Tytgat

Baker & McKenzie CVBA/SCRL


Sebastian Tytgat is a senior associate in the International Commercial & Trade Practice Group in the Brussels office. He joined Baker McKenzie in 2021.

Sebastian is also a teaching assistant in Civil Procedure at the KU Leuven since 2018.

He started his career as lawyer at a renowned Belgian law firm and continued as in-house counsel at world's largest brewer, where he advised on contentious and non-contentious matters for the leisure and hospitality business in Belgium and Luxembourg.

Practice Focus

Sebastian advises national and international clients in contentious matters before judicial courts. He also advises clients in various legal aspects of business, commercial and consumer protection law as well as drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements in the fields of agency, franchise and distribution.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Assisted a Belgian airline in a commercial agency dispute and summary proceedings regarding its activities at Brussels Airport.

  • Assisted a US based car manufacturer in litigation flowing from the winding down of its Belgian dealer network.

  • Assisted the international branch of a leading Belgian telecommunications company in an IT dispute.

  • Assisted various national and international suppliers in distribution litigation before Belgian courts, with a particular focus on the automotive, jewellery and watches, aviation and energy industries.

  • Assisted a Big Oil company (and its affiliates) in commercial agency disputes and disputes regarding highway concessions.

  • Assisted a Swedish-Swiss manufacturer of heavy machinery in product liability litigation.

  • Advised a manufacturer and distributor of glasses on contentious and non-contentious matters regarding the operation of its Belgian franchise network.

  • Assisted the world's largest brewer on negotiations with the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) regarding its relationship with Belgian wholesalers (as in-house counsel).


  • Brussels~Belgium (2015)


  • U.L.B. (Additional Law Degree - magna cum laude) (2015)
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Law Degree - cum laude) (2014)


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French