Paulien Sebrechts

Senior Associate

Practice Area

Paulien Sebrechts is Senior Associate at the EY Law Private Wealth team. She provides tax and legal assistance to high-net-worth individuals and family offices in national and cross-border situations. Paulien graduated from the University of Antwerp (Master of Laws), after her law education she completed the Master in Notarial Law at the Brussels University in 2017. She joined the EY Team in January 2018 as her first work experience. She has gained experience over the past years in the tax and legal world of estate planning and the optimization of family businesses.

Expertise Area

Paulien's field of legal expertise includes:
  • Succession Law
  • Cohabitation and matrimonial property law
  • Inheritance and gift tax
  • Personal income tax (incl. Belgian Cayman tax)
  • Estate planning (control structures, transfer of family businesses, donations, wills and of attorney in case of incapacity…)
  • Personal income tax return and personal tax optimizations


She speaks fluent Dutch and English.