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Global Guide 2023
Belgium Banking & Finance
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Band 4

1 Ranked Lawyers

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Provided by Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

Whether you are a lender or a borrower, you can expect sophisticated and pragmatic advice on corporate funding and related security schemes. Our team has the know-how, the size and the international capacity to ensure successful deal-making in Belgium and abroad.

Our team includes experts on retail banking products and services, consumer credit, mortgages, financial law and payment mechanisms. We advise clients on regulatory banking matters – such as Basel III – and often assist clients in negotiating with regulators.

Our dedicated finance litigation team has a strong expertise in handling litigation in relation to the matters referred to above.


The team combines in-depth practical experience in banking, financial services and insolvency, with a focus on your economic realities. We make sure we truly understand your objectives, anticipate the issues, and tailor our services to your business goals.

Our skilled and highly motivated team offers advice about lending operations, corporate reorganisations and insolvency matters, and the setting up of banking products and services.


Our Clients include:

  • Belgian and foreign financial institutions, both large and small
  • specialised niche financial players and distributors and agents
  • mid-sized and larger corporate groups
  • family-owned businesses and start-ups in their early funding rounds
  • funds and fund managers.

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - Belgium
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Band 4
What the team is known for

Liedekerke is an acclaimed finance practice advising on a broad range of transactional mandates and regulatory matters. Lawyers at the firm regularly act for lenders, representing clients in real estate and acquisition financing matters. The team also assists prominent Belgian borrowers with a range of financing mandates, including COVID-19-related finance. Liedekerke further advises clients from the asset management and insurance sectors on regulatory compliance.

Work Highlights

Provided by Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick
  • Liedekerke advised Natixis in its role as lender on a revolving credit facility for Ageas.

Notable Practitioners

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Freya Mareels
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Band 4

Freya Mareels represents borrowers and lenders in a range of financing matters, including state support in relation to COVID-19, acquisition financing and syndicated loans.

"She is relationship-driven and very experienced - and always available for her clients."

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