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

Simont Braun
Avenue Louise 250 (10)
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Work Department

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


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.


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).


French, English and Dutch.


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.


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‘s ‘flexible and hands-on‘ corporate, M&A and capital markets practice is a popular choice for cross-border and multi-disciplinary transactions, as well as corporate and governance advice. The team has experience across a number of industries and has recently seen an increase in insurance sector work. Practice head Sandrine Hirsch frequently advises shareholders of listed entities and handles regulated M&A, while Steven Callens has particular experience in the marketing, renewable energy and food and agricultural industries. Other names to note include Paul Alain Foriers, who recently advised on the new Belgian Companies Code. Vanessa Marquette, who has experience handling real estate, banking and insurance sector M&A , moved to Loyens & Loeff.