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Stibbe
CENTRAL PLAZA
LOKSUMSTRAAT 25/ RUE DE LOXUM 25
1000 BRUSSELS
Belgium

Work Department

Corporate and M&A, Foreign Investments, Investment Funds, Investment Management

Position

Partner

 

Career

Jan Bogaert specialises in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance, with an emphasis on foreign direct investment (FDI), cross-border transactions, and transactional real estate.
Jan provides tailor-made, commercially-pragmatic advice to clients and is acknowledged by leading international legal directories. Jan leads Stibbe’s China desk and has ample experience in advising Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and ASEAN clients on their outbound investments. Although Jan is a Brussels native, he has lived and worked in Paris, London, New York and Hong Kong (where he was in charge of Stibbe’s office there from 2012 to 2017), thus adding a wealth of international experience to his transactional expertise.

Languages

Dutch, French, English

Memberships

  • Registered Foreign Lawyer (Belgium) with the Law Society of Hong Kong (2012–present)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC)
  • Member of the Tax & Legal Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce
  • Vice-President of the Cross-Border Investment Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • Former board member of the Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association
  • Former board member of Immobilia
  • Former board member of the Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (BLCC) in Hong Kong
  • Former board member of the Shenzhen Commercial Legal Service Center

Education

  • Graduated in Law from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (2002)
  • Master of Laws in Corporate and Securities Law from King’s College London, United Kingdom (2003)
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2003
  • Seconded to the New York office of Stibbe (2007–2008)
  • Head of the Stibbe Hong Kong office (2012–2017)
  • With the Brussels office of Stibbe since 2003 (Partner since 2014)

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

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