Mr Thomas Lenné > Loyens & Loeff > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

Loyens & Loeff

Work Department

Thomas is a partner in the Corporate and M&A Practice Group advising Belgian and international corporate clients, private equity funds and family offices. He is a recognised expert in corporate M&A with over 15 years of experience.


Thomas’ practice focuses on cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and capital markets transactions. He also advises on corporate restructurings and more general corporate matters. He works across several sectors, such as energy, technology, healthcare, mining and natural resources, manufacturing, packaging and construction.

Thomas is a member of the Loyens & Loeff German Region Team.


Thomas works in Dutch, German, English, French and Spanish.


Thomas has been a member of the Brussels Bar (since 2005)
Member of the Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVA)


Thomas holds a Law degree from Universiteit Gent (Belgium, 2004) and a LL.M. from Duke University School of Law (NC, USA, 2005).

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Loyens & Loeff offers an integrated transactional practice with regulatory and tax capabilities, advising on domestic and cross-border transactions and financings, with areas of strength including real estate, private equity, and distressed M&A. Practice head Grégoire Jakhian handles cross-border M&A, leading the firm’s French desk, and also has notable expertise in the aviation space. Robrecht Coppens has a strong focus on private equity and the tech sector, as does Thomas Lenné, who arrived from Fieldfisher in early 2021 and also regularly works in the energy space. Wim Vande Velde has a strong record in real estate, advising companies and funds on buyouts and investments.

Belgium > Private equity

Loyens & Loeff strengthened its private equity offering with the arrival of Thomas Lenné from Fieldfisher in early 2021, bringing with him a portfolio of major European private equity clients and a particular focus on the energy sector. Lenné jointly heads the team with Robrecht Coppens, who is active across the tech space, with a wide range of domestic and international private equity and venture capital clients. The firm advises on buyouts and exits, portfolio company deals, and early-stage investments, also working with portfolio companies.