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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

Sophie Jacmain

Tel:
Work +32 2 566 8194
Email:
NautaDutilh

Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration

Position

Partner

Career

Sophie Jacmain specialises in litigation, in particular corporate, real estate and general commercial litigation.

Sophie is a highly regarded expert in restructuring and insolvency law. She has published several articles on various aspects of restructuring and insolvency proceedings and the structuring of collateral and has taught in these areas at the University of Brussels (ULB). She has also served as a trustee in bankruptcy and is often invited to speak at seminars.

Thanks to her experience and skills, Sophie is able to offer corporate clients and banks (e.g. BNP Paribas Fortis, ING, Aareal Bank, KBC, Electrabel, etc.) top-notch advice and support in relation to general commercial issues, litigation and insolvency-related files. She has also developed strong ties in these areas with private equity funds such as Cobepa, Chequers Capital, the Alpha funds and major Belgian companies including the Artexis Group, Easyfairs Group, Cofinimmo, JCDecaux, etc.

Languages

French, Dutch and English

Member

Member of the Brussels Bar.


Belgium

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

NautaDutilh is lauded for its ‘consistently high quality’ and for its ability to deliver ‘impeccable results within the shortest deadlines’. The diverse practice excels in financial services, real estate, insolvency and commercial and corporate litigation and also has robust arbitration capability. Stan Brijs is ‘proactive and to-the-point’ and jointly heads the team alongside Sophie Jacmain. Jacmain is advising Artexis as a creditor in the Fisa Decofair bankruptcy. Of counsel Jean-François van Drooghenbroeck is also a senior figure in the team.

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Insolvency and restructuring

Within: Leading individuals

Sophie Jacmain - NautaDutilh

Within: Insolvency and restructuring

NautaDutilh provides ‘an impressively high quality’ and, according to one client, ‘we always receive clear explanations, no matter how complex the case’. Stan Brijs is ‘very convincing in negotiations’ and co-heads the department alongside Sophie Jacmain; together they advised the Belgian McGregor and Gaastra retail entities on their restructuring via a court-supervised sale of their activities. The team also regularly acts for creditors and acquirers of distressed assets.

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