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Laurius

OUDELEEUWENRUI 19, 2000 ANTWERP, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 3 260 88 00
Fax:
Fax +32 3 260 88 10
Email:
Web:
www.laurius.be
Antwerp, Brussels

Dirk Wellens

Tel:
Work +32 3 260 88 00
Email:
Web:
www.laurius.be
Laurius

Work Department

Corporate, M&A

Position

Dirk is the Managing Partner at Laurius. He takes care of 360° assistance to the firm’s clients. He heads up a specialist team dealing with all aspects of company law, and has particular experience in facilitating take-overs and reorganisations in Belgium and abroad. Dirk is also involved in asset structuring on behalf of clients, handles inheritance planning matters and advises on complex inheritance issues.

Career

Dirk was admitted to the Antwerp bar in 1997. He founded Laurius in 2006 together with Bert Luyten.

Languages

Dutch, French & English

Member

IBA (International Bar Association)

Education

Dirk holds master’s degrees in Law (Antwerp) and Notary-public studies (Leuven).


Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

With 'an extraordinary personal touch at affordable prices', Laurius' corporate and M&A team is 'unique in its combination of pragmatism with a willingness to make the deal happen'. It was instructed by Michielsens on the sale of all assets to Aertssen. In another work highlight, the practice acted for Buysse & Partners on its acquisition of Serax. 'Outstanding lawyer' and 'top deal-maker' Dirk Wellens heads the practice and attracts praise for being 'classy and practical'. Other key names to note include David Ryckaert and Stefaan Wauman. Michaël Bollen joined the team from DLA Piper and is recommended for real estate sector transactions.

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