Mr Koen Panis > Loyens & Loeff > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

Loyens & Loeff

Work Department

Banking & Finance


Koen Panis is a partner in our Brussels office where he is a member of the Banking & Finance Practice Group, the Energy Team and the Real Estate Team. He specialises in international and local finance transactions.

Koen is renowned for his experience in real estate & renewable energy. He specialises in project financing, project development, real estate and PPP and has developed a leading expertise in the renewable energy sector where he advises on solar, onshore and offshore wind projects throughout the Benelux.

Koen also advises in general secured financing, especially in asset-based finance, factoring and capital markets-related matters. His clients include financial institutions, large corporations, investors and project developers.


Dutch, English, French


Law degree, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), 2005

LL.M. in Banking & Finance Law, King’’ s College, London (United Kingdom), 2006

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Next Generation Partners)

Koen PanisLoyens & Loeff

Loyens & Loeff handles a wide range of work, with a strong focus on asset-based lending, real estate and project financing, leveraged finance, and financial regulatory issues, with dedicated teams for each. Clients include major banks, financial institutions, and Belgian offshore wind developers, as part of the practice’s expertise in renewable energy project financing. The practice is led by Marc Vermylen, who specialises in asset-based financing and securitisation for major banking clients. Vanessa Marquette focuses on regulatory work for funds, financial institutions, and insurers, as well as sustainable finance matters, while Koen Panis takes the lead on project financing.

Netherlands > Energy: transactional

The ‘knowledgeable, sharp, engaged and solution-focusedLoyens & Loeff combines corporate, project finance and tax expertise in the Netherlands and Belgium to advise on high-profile transactions in the energy sector. The full-service practice acts for developers, banks, corporates, funds and utilities on financing, project development and regulatory matters. The team is co-led by Jan-Willem van Rooij, who handles M&A, Roland de Vlam  and the Brussels-based Koen Panis. Max van Oosterhuis stepped back from the partnership but has taken up an of counsel role.