Mr Lars Van Bever > Eubelius > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Lars Van Bever
Banking & finance / Real Estate
Dutch, English and French.
Eubelius‘ strengths include real estate transactions, including straightforward acquisitions and more complex arrangements such as leasebacks, and fund formation and structuring advice to REITs and BE-REIFs, which form the bulk of the firm’s client base. The team has expertise in various asset classes, including residential property, healthcare, logistics, and industrial real estate, and works with sector-wide and sector-specific investors. The team is led by Lars Van Bever, an authority on Belgian REIT matters, including transactions, regulatory issues, and capital markets work. Wouter Claes has a successful record in handling real estate-related taxation matters.
Eubelius is active in high-level Belgian public and private M&A, working with a number of major domestic businesses across sectors, as well as with quasi-public sector organisations, private equity investors and management teams. The firm also regularly acts as Belgian counsel on international deals, leveraging its independent status. Alongside its transactional offering, the firm also has active corporate advisory and commercial contracting teams. The practice is headed up by Lars Van Bever and Marieke Wyckaert, who focus on transactions and securities offerings, with notable expertise in real estate and takeover response respectively. Managing partner Matthias Wauters is active across M&A, capital transactions, and restructurings, while Ignace Claeys is the key name in the commercial contracting and disputes team, working across a variety of industry sectors. Joris De Wolf was promoted to partner in January 2022, and specialises in public takeovers and listed company obligations.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- EU regulatory: Financial services
- EU regulatory: Information technology
- Fraud and white-collar crime
- Competition: Belgian law
- EU regulatory: Privacy and data protection
- Private equity
- Real estate and construction
- Banking, finance and capital markets
- Intellectual property
- Industry focus: Transport
- Industry focus: Energy