Mr Pierre Queritet > PwC Legal > BRUSSELS, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

PwC Legal
Woluwedal 18
1932 Sint-Stevens-Woluwe
BRUSSELS
Belgium
Pierre Queritet photo

Work Department

M&A, Corporate law

Position

Advocaat Vennoot / Avocat Associé, PwC Legal BV/SRL

Career

Pierre is co-lead of M&A at PwC Legal, specialised in M&A, corporate law and deal structuring.

Pierre has expertise in national and cross-border restructuring projects (mergers, carve-outs, group entity simplification, capital and debt restructuring, etc.), business contracts (drafting and negotiating distribution, manufacturing, leasing, licensing and other contracts) and M&A where his involvement included the structuring of transactions, due diligence coordination, and drafting and negotiating the transaction documentation (SPAs, APAs and JV agreements).

He has solid financial and tax reflexes and works on multidisciplinary projects with financial and tax advisors on a daily basis.

He coordinates and contributes to mainly M&A client-targeting and knowledge-sharing initiatives at the level of the international network of law firms of which PwC Legal is a member and which counts more than 3000 lawyers in over 90 countries.

Professional background

2013 – present

Advocaat Vennoot / Avocat Associé, PwC Legal – Member of the Brussels Bar

Co-lead M&A

2005 – 2013

Director, Corporate and Commercial, PwC Belgium

2000 – 2004

Lawyer, DLA 

Publications 

Pierre is a regular speaker at corporate legal workshops and seminars, internal and external.

Academic experience or roles in professional organisation

He sits as legal advisor in a family-owned private equity fund called KAMPANI.

Pierre is a legal knowledge partner on a research program of University of Antwerp regarding corporate venturing.

 

Languages

Pierre has Dutch as his mother tongue, is very fluent in English and French, and has good knowledge of German and Spanish.

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Commercial, corporate and M&A

PwC Legal combines transactional advice with a full-service approach to corporate issues, advising on tax, regulatory, and employment considerations, with a strong focus on corporate reorganisations and distressed situations. Integrated with the wider business, the team works with a combination of domestic and international companies, and regularly handles cross-border M&A in a diverse range of sectors. The team is led by Karin Winters, who advises Belgian and international clients on the set-up and operation of their businesses in Belgium, including structuring and commercial contracting questions. Pierre Queritet focuses on cross-border M&A, while Bart Vanstaen  is noted for his expertise in structuring mandates.