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Racine

ACCESS BUILDING, KEIZER KARELLAAN 586, BUS 9, AVENUE CHARLES QUINT 586, BTE 9, B1082 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
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Work +32 2 411 21 55
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www.racine.eu
Bordeaux, Brussels, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Paris and 2 more

Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Racine

The 'commercially-minded' corporate and commercial team at Racine stands out for its 'profound experience', 'excellent service' and for providing 'very good value for money'. The department was instructed by Grafton Group on the acquisition of Roussel's shares in the companies' joint venture YouBuild, including advising on ascertaining approval from the Belgian competition authority. The 'committed and solution-driven' Anthony Van der Hauwaert is highlighted as 'a shrewd and calm negotiator'. Stijn Claeys is also noted for his 'pragmatic, hands-on approach and profound legal knowledge'.

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Insolvency and restructuring
Insolvency and restructuring - ranked: tier 3

Racine

Racine's insolvency and restructuring team 'is well known and highly reputed in the market', and attracts praise for its 'no-nonsense pragmatic approach'. Stijn Vanschoubroek, who 'combines sharp legal analysis with a cost-effective approach', led a team that acted as the bankruptcy trustee of BTR Services. The 'truly professional' Joan Dubaere and Vanschhoubroek jointly head the practice, which includes the 'hands-on and pragmatic' Anthony Van der Hauwaert. The team was strengthened by the arrivals of senior associates Sien Vermeesch and Rubben Lindemans from K Law and NautaDutilh respectively.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

Racine

Racine reports an uptick in instructions relating to construction projects, and is also adept at real estate disputes. Isabelle Cooreman is the key contact.

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