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NautaDutilh

CHAUSSÉE DE LA HULPE, 120, 1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 566 80 00
DX:
56 BAB
Email:
Web:
www.nautadutilh.com
Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Luxembourg, New York, Rotterdam

Dirk Van Gerven

Tel:
Work +32 2 566 8114
Email:
NautaDutilh

Work Department

Corporate and M&A, Banking & Finance, Fraud & White Collar Crime

Position

Managing Partner and Partner

Career

Dirk Van Gerven has extensive experience in all areas of corporate and financial law. He regularly assits larger companies with reorganisations, acquisitions and other transactions and advises listed companies on a wide range of financial and coprorate issues.

He publishes frequently on selected topics in the fields of corporate and financial laws. His numerous publications have resulted in invitations to address both national and international meetings. He also wrote a book on gender equality in professional life.

Languages

Dutch, French, English

Member

Dirk is admitted to both the Brussels and New York bars. He has served as president of the Dutch-speaking chapter of the Brussels bar and is currently Vice-President of CEPANI (the Belgian arbitration institute). Since July 2003, Dirk has sat on the supervisory board of the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA), which he currently presides. He is a member of the American Bar Association as well as of the International Bar Association and the New York Bar Association. Dirk is on the editorial board of TRV, a leading Belgian corporate law review.

Education

University of Leuven (KUL)


Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The ‘excellent’ department at NautaDutilh has an impressive track record in public and private M&A in the Benelux region. In one highlight, Nicolas de Crombrugghe advised France-based company Natixis on a proposed acquisition of Belgian fintech company Dalenys. The ‘very experiencedDirk Van Gervenalways adds value’ and is singled out for praise. Other key lawyers in the ‘very knowledgeable and responsive’ team are Elke Janssens and Philippine De Wolf, who was appointed local partner in 2017.

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Belgium: Industry focus

Energy

Within: Energy

The ‘very responsive’ team at NautaDutilh is particularly renowned in the renewable energy space. Patrick Peeters heads the department and has notable expertise in public law, environmental law and dispute resolution. Corporate lawyers Nicolas de Crombrugghe and Dirk Van Gerven are active in energy M&A.

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