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Europe Guide 2023
Belgium Banking & Finance
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Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Loyens & Loeff

The Loyens & Loeff Banking & Finance practice offers clients a comprehensive range of banking and finance services ranging from regulatory and litigious advice to transactional assistance within all major industries, including real estate, infrastructure and the renewable energy sector. The focus of our practice group lies on project finance, asset based finance and secured lending.

Acting for both lenders and borrowers on a wide range of transactions, our Banking & Finance team is praised for its innovative and well informed approach. Clients particularly appreciate our pragmatism and expertise.

We have developed a highly collaborative and effective networking system between the different Loyens & Loeff sector teams and departments, which enables us to take a holistic, 360° legal view of our deals, taking into account both legal, tax, transactional and regulatory issues.

Thanks to our unique way of working, we have built a strong reputation and are increasingly involved in both domestic and cross-border finance transactions.

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - Belgium
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Loyens & Loeff is a well-known team with particular expertise in project financing matters, regularly advising both borrowers and lenders on complex files in the energy and infrastructure sectors. The law firm also offers significant expertise in debt restructuring mandates, advising syndicated lenders on a range of refinancing and insolvency files. Lawyers in the team are also adept at advising on real estate and acquisition financing. Team members have notable experience in regulatory matters.

Work Highlights

Provided by Loyens & Loeff
  • Loyens & Loeff assisted Kadans Science Partner with the financing of the acquisition of the Watson & Crick Hill research and technology park in Wallonia.

Notable Practitioners

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Vanessa Marquette
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Vanessa Marquette
3
Band 3

Vanessa Marquette is highly regarded for her litigation practice, and also advises a range of clients on regulatory topics relating to payment services and e-money.

Marc Vermylen
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Marc Vermylen
2
Band 2

Marc Vermylen offers experience acting for borrowers and lenders on complex transactions, including project and real estate financing.

Koen Panis
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Koen Panis
4
Band 4

Koen Panis has a substantial practice advising lenders on project financing mandates, with particular experience in offshore wind projects. Koen Panis also assists clients with acquisition financing mandates and green certificate transactions.

"Koen Panis is always well prepared and disciplined."

Ranked Lawyers at
Loyens & Loeff

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Banking & Finance

Marc Vermylen
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Marc Vermylen
2
Band 2
Koen Panis
4
Koen Panis
4
Band 4
Banking & Finance: Regulatory

Vanessa Marquette
3
Vanessa Marquette
3
Band 3

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