Mrs Sandrine Hirsch > Simont Braun > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

Simont Braun
Avenue Louise 250 (10)
1050 BRUSSELS
Belgium
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Work Department

Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions; Capital Markets; Banking and Finance.

Position

Sandrine Hirsch has a wide experience in the field of business law at large, with a specific focus on corporate law, capital markets and banking and finance. She interalia advises banks, investment companies, insurance companies and corporate groups in connection with M&A transactions, issues of securities and takeoverbids. She also assists family shareholders of large listed and unlisted companies in relation with all corporate and finance issues such as corporate governance, structuring of shareholdings, shareholders agreements…

She acts regularly in collaboration with investment banks and other professional advisors.

In addition, she handles litigation and arbitration proceedings relating to the areas of company law and financial law.

 
Sandrine Hirsch has published various contributions on company law and financial law. She is notably co-author of the book “Les offres publiques d’acquisition, 10 ans d’application de la réglementation” (Larcier, 2018). She is often invited to speak at seminars in those areas. She recently participated as speaker to several seminars on the upcoming reform of the Belgian Companies Code.

Career

Junior associate at SIMONT GUTT & SIMONT (1983-1987); Senior associate at SIMONT & SIMONT, then STIBBE, SIMONT, MONAHAN DUHOT (1987-1994); Partner at STIBBE, SIMONT, MONAHAN DUHOT, renamed STIBBE (1994-2003); Partner at SIMONT BRAUN (since 2003).

Languages

French, English and Dutch.

Memberships

Sandrine Hirsch is a member of the European Society for Banking and Finance Law (AEDBF/EVBFR), of the association “Avocats en droit boursier et financier/Advocaten in het beurs- en financieel recht”, of Guberna and of Women on Board.

Education

Université Libre de Bruxelles (Law, 1982). University of Michigan Law School (L.L.M., 1983).

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Simont Braun acts for clients on a broad cross-section of mandates, such as the structuring of corporate and family entities, public takeovers and securities issuances. In one highlight, Axel Maeterlinck advised France-based Dugas on the acquisition of its Belgian distributor. Beyond its involvement in major deals, the group also assists clients with handling corporate disputes, such as shareholder matters and post-acquisition claims. Sandrine Hirsch is the practice head.