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Monard Law

TERVURENLAAN 270, 1150 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 234 67 10
Fax:
Fax +32 2 280 47 79
Email:
Web:
www.monardlaw.be
Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Hasselt

Birgitta Van Itterbeek

Tel:
Work +32 (0) 2 234 67 10
Email:
Web:
www.monardlaw.com
Monard Law

Work Department

Banking & Finance & Capital Markets

Position

Partner

Career

Partner Monard Law: April 2012
Partner Dugardyn & Partners: July 2006- March 2012
Partner Nauta Dutilh: July 2004- July 2006
Of counsel Loyens & Loeff: January 2002- June 2004
Senior Legal Counsel Sabena: March 1995- December 2001
Maternity/Parental leave: December 1994-February 1995
Associate Clifford Chance: 1992- November 1994
Associate De Backer & Associés: 1991
member of the Brussels Bar: 1991
Inhouse counsel KBC : 1989-1990

Languages

Dutch: native language
English: fluent
French: fluent
Italian: good knowledge
German: fair knwoledge

Member

Women on Board Internatinal Bar Aassociation

Education

1988: Law Degree KU Leuven (distinction)
1989: University of Virginia, School of Law, LLM (as fulbright scholar)
1991: Member Brussels Bar


Belgium

Aviation

Within: Leading individuals

Birgitta Van Itterbeek - Monard Law

Within: Aviation

At Monard Law, Birgitta Van Itterbeek is the key contact for aviation work. Aircraft leasing and financing are core strengths of the practice; Van Itterbeek leads the advice to Equatorial Congo Airlines on its complex cross-border restructuring, and in another matter, assisted longstanding client TUI Airlines Belgium with leasing four B737-800 Max aircraft, marking the first operation of the model in Belgium. Associate  Julie Van Nieuwenhove left the firm in December 2017.

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Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Monard Law's¬†team head¬†Birgitta Van Itterbeek¬†has a particularly standout reputation in aviation finance, but her transactional expertise is broader, and also encompasses areas such as acquisition finance and structured finance. Van Itterbeek is also knowledgeable about various regulatory issues involving derivatives, UCITS and MiFID, among others. Elsewhere, project finance transactions are another pillar of the firm's banking practice; a notable recent highlight saw Bram Delmotte¬†and¬†Benoit Samyn¬†co-lead a group in the advice to¬†BNP Paribas Fortis, Belfius Bank and KBC Bank on the financing aspects of a circa ‚ā¨100m PPP project to construct a new headquarters building for the Antwerp Police Department.¬†Stefaan Van Dyck¬†is experienced in real estate finance transactions.

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