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Stibbe

CENTRAL PLAZA, LOKSUMSTRAAT 25/ RUE DE LOXUM 25, 1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 533 52 11
Fax:
Fax +32 2 533 52 12
DX:
36 BAB
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Web:
www.stibbe.com
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Sofie Heremans

Tel:
Work +32 2 533 52 05
Email:
Stibbe

Work Department

Corporate & Finance

Position

Counsel

Career

Sofie Heremans concentrates on banking and financial law, private equity, venture capital, and corporate law, with a specific focus on acquisition finance, project finance, real estate finance, general corporate finance and financial restructurings.

Languages

Dutch, English, French

Education

  • Degree in law from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (2008). In the framework of this degree, she studied at the New York University School of Law
  • Postgraduate diploma in Corporate Finance from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (2011)
  • Job at an American law firm (for three years)
  • Practical assistant at the Property Law institute of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Traineeships at several large Brussels law firms
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2008
  • With the Brussels office of Stibbe since 2011


Belgium

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Next generation lawyers

Sofie Heremans - Stibbe

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

With ‘a long track record of securitisation transactions in Belgium, having worked for all major banks’, Stibbe has a strong position in the market, and receives praise for its ‘to-the-point, no-nonsense and accurate advice’ and ‘very deep knowledge of the applicable regulations, even in complex transactions’. Its extensive client base sees it receiving instructions from lenders, borrowers, issuers and underwriters. Sofie Heremans was promoted to counsel in 2017; she and Wouter Ghijsels are noted for their ‘commitment and knowledge’. Ivan Peeters and Philip Van Steenwinkel joined PwC Legal in September 2018.

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Belgium: Industry focus

Energy

Within: Next generation lawyers

Sofie Heremans - Stibbe

Within: Energy

Stibbe is highlighted for its ‘in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience’, ‘quick, to-the-point responses’ and ‘practical and business-oriented approach’. In addition, the firm ‘understands the sector, including the policy makers, energy market regulators, communal entities and private sector players active in the field’. The team had another successful year in 2017, expanding its client base with new client wins and strengthening its footprint in the offshore wind and gas sectors with involvement in significant projects. Frederik Vandendriessche heads the practice. Other names to note are ‘quick and smart corporate lawyerJan Peeters, counsel Sofie Heremans and associate Cedric Degreef.

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