Luc Vanheeswijck was born in Bree on March 17, 1960. He studied law at the Catholic University of Leuven and tax law at the "Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Fiscales" in Brussels.
In 1983 he became a trainee at the law firm De Bandt, Van Hecke & Lagae. After his traineeship he joined the law firm Tournicourt & Vanistendael. In 1987 he founded Dumon, Sablon & Vanheeswijck.
From 1986 until 1991 he was also a part-time assistant at the Catholic University of Leuven.From 1990 until 1996 he was a lecturer at the "Vlaamse Economische Hogeschool" in Brussel where he taught personal income tax. Since 2015, he teaches Taxation Procedure at KU Leuven, department of tax law.
He is the author and co-author of several articles and books on tax matters, such as "Belasting van buitenlandse kaderleden in België" (Kluwer, 1986), "De nieuwe fiscale procedure" (Ced Samsom, 1999), "Commentaar op de artikelen 1385decies en 1385undecies" in "Artikelsgewijze commentaar op het gerechtelijk wetboek" (Kluwer, 2001), Taks Litigation (Kluwer (2012). In addition he is editor and was the editor-in-chief of the tax journal Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht and was years responsible for a weekly column in the newspaper De Standaard.
Money laundering and criminal tax law.