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Laurence Jacques is a partner of the Firm, leading VANDENBULKE’s corporate department. She specializes in corporate and acquisition finance, domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition, venture capital and private equity. Along with the finance department, Laurence Jacques advises also structured finance transaction with specific experience of advising financial institutions, lenders, investors, alternative capital providers, asset based lenders and private equity funds on borrowings, new lending, restructurings, workouts and enforcements of debt and equity positions. She provides strategic advice in the enforcement process of loan servicers and sellers of loans and mortgage-backed securities and investors owning or acquiring stressed or distressed assets. Laurence Jacques has been recently appointed as liquidator of Espirito Santo Financial Group S.A., the holding of the Banking arm of Banco Espirito Santo.


Prior to joining VANDENBULKE, Laurence worked as associate within corporate department of another Luxembourg law firm. She regularly speaks at conferences on Luxembourg Company Law, Insolvency restructurings and Financial collateral arrangements.


Laurence speaks French and English.


Laurence Jacques is member of various international organizations including the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), INSOL Europe, ADVOC and the Luxembourg Private Equity Association (LPEA).


Laurence is admitted in the Luxembourg Bar since 2002. She holds a Master Law degree from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium (2001) and the Georg-August Universität Goettingen, Germany (2001).


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Corporate and finance boutique Vandenbulke provides an ‘attentive and efficient service’ to a growing roster of corporates and private equity firms across a diverse array of conventional and distressed M&A. Laurence Jacques (who attracts praise for her ‘elevated knowledge of Luxembourg laws and best market practices’) heads the team, which was bolstered by the arrival of counsel Hervé Précigoux from Linklaters in May 2016.

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