Dario Petosa is a counsel in our Real Estate, Environment & Regulatory practice.
Dario has a particular focus on:
- commercial real estate projects
- real estate transactions
- construction-related agreements
- construction team formulae
- EPC and DB(F)(M) projects
Expertise and experience
Dario’s expertise encompasses all aspects of real estate and construction law, covering the various stages of a property’s life cycle.
In particular he specialises in commercial real estate transactions (asset deals, share deals and split sales) and commercial real estate projects in various industries (healthcare, logistics, offices, public, residential and retail). He has extensive experience in all sorts of construction-related agreements (e.g. promotor and contractor agreements, architecture and engineering agreements) and has developed a unique expertise in early contractor involvement. He has also assisted clients in EPC and DB(F)(M) projects. Dario regularly acts in these matters before the Belgian courts and tribunals and also has experience in arbitration.
Dario studied at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) where he obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M) in 2013 and an Advanced Master in Notary Law in 2014. Dario was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2014.
Publications and speaking engagements
Dario is affiliated as an academic staff member to the Private and Economic Law Department, Section Private Law and Notary Law of the Free University of Brussels (VUB) where he conducts scientific research and is charged with teaching assignments. Dario is a lecturer in the postgraduate studies Postgraduaat in de Vastgoedkunde at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven). Further he is a member of the academic program committee of the Young Professionals Program Vastgoedkunde (KU Leuven).
Dario is an editorial board member of the legal journal Nieuwsbrief Notariaat and the legal journal Tijdschrift voor Aannemingsrecht/L’Entreprise et le Droit.
Dario regularly acts as a speaker and has written several articles in legal and professional journals.
Dario is registered as a ‘Notable Practitioner’ and ‘Key Contact’ in the legal directory of Chambers & Partners.
Dario is registered as ‘Rising Star’ in the Legal500. Finally, Dario is recommended as ‘Excellent’ in the legal directory of Leaders League.