Mr David Haex > Osborne Clarke > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

Osborne Clarke
Marsveldplein 5
1050 Brussels

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Partner & Head of Life Sciences, Belgium

David specialises in every aspect of corporate transactional work, such as public and private M&A, venture capital transactions, general corporate lending, public offerings and general company law. A significant proportion of David’s work focuses on the digital business, life sciences and biotech sectors.


David joined Osborne Clarke as a Partner in 2013, having previously worked at a leading international law firm.


Dutch, English, French


Law degree from the KU Leuven (2001) and an LL.M at King’s College London (2003)

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Belgium > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Osborne Clarke‘s life sciences and healthcare experience encompasses a range of corporate and commercial concerns, including cross-border VC and M&A transactions, tax matters, and pharmaceutical sector employment law. Data protection and IP rights advice are further key competencies. David Haex is an experienced transactional lawyer with many years of experience assisting biotech, medtech and pharmaceutical companies.

Belgium > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Osborne Clarke combines its historic strength in the technology sector with additional expertise in life sciences, retail, and financial services, advising a range of domestic and international clients on M&A, growth investments and commercial issues. The team is jointly led by corporate head David Haex, a specialist in life sciences transactions who regularly guides companies from initial venture capital investments through to public listings, and counts major pharma and biotech companies among his clients, alongside commercial head Stefan Deswert, who advises on distribution, retail, logistics, infrastructure and real estate, with a particular focus on commercial contracts and e-contracts.