Peter Suykens > EY Law > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

EY Law
DE KLEETLAAN 2
1831 DIEGEM
Belgium

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial law

Position

Partner

Career

Peter has been an attorney-at-law and director at EY Law since 2009. Prior to this he worked in the legal department of EY (2004-2009). Peter is a regular speaker on seminars and the author of various articles on corporate law topics.

Peter is the corporate law leader for Belgium. His experience includes large domestic and international reorganization projects, pre- & post-merger integration projects, legal entities rationalization and OME (operating model effectiveness). With more than 13 years’ experience in providing legal advisory services to business, Peter has been lead legal counsel in numerous international and domestic reorganizations. His focus has been multidisciplinary cross-border projects in close cooperation with the tax and advisory teams of EY.

Languages

Dutch, English and French

Memberships

Peter Suykens is a member of the Brussels bar. He is head of the Brussels corporate & commercial group and corporate law leader for Belgium. Peter obtained his Master in Law in 2002 at the University of Antwerp (cum laude) and he also obtained a LL.M. in tax law at the University of Antwerp (magna cum laude). His final paper was awarded the renowned TFR price. Peter is a speaker on seminars and the author of various articles on corporate law. Peter became Partner with EY Law in 2016.

Education

Peter obtained a Master in Law at the University of Antwerp (2002). He also obtained an additional Master in Tax Law at the University of Antwerp (2003). Peter’s final paper was awarded the renowned TFR prize.

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Commercial, corporate and M&A

EY Law advises businesses across Belgium, alongside international clients, on corporate and commercial transactions, restructurings, and compliance, including notable cross-border mandates in a variety of regulated sectors such as telecoms, financial services, and energy, with managing partner Peter Suykens heading up the offering. The team also has an an active M&A practice which handles complex transactions for SMEs, venture capital and private equity funds, and multinationals. Tom Swinnen left the firm in November 2021.