Loyens & Loeff

Peter Callens

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Woluwe Atrium
Neerveldstraat 101-103
B-1200 Brussels

Peter Callens

  • Attorney at law
  • Partner

Peter is a member of Loyens & Loeff’s Corporate and M&A Practice Group in Belgium. He is also a member of the Italian Desk.
Peter has extensive experience in national and international corporate transactions. His focus is on mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments in a wide variety of economic sectors including insurance, manufacturing, the health care industry as well as traditional and renewable energy providers and the attendant service industry.

He also represents clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings often in post-M&A, investment or shareholder disputes, and he is regularly appointed as an arbitrator in both ad hoc and institutional arbitration proceedings.

Peter is mentioned as leading lawyer by Chambers & Partners Europe (Dispute Resolution, Corporate and M&A), Legal 500 EMEA (Corporate and M&A), IFLR 1000 (M&A) and by Best Lawyers (as Lawyer of the year in litigation - 2012).

Peter is a former Secretary of the Brussels Bar and a former co-Chair of the International Sales Committee of the International Bar Association. He is the Chairman of the Belgian-Dutch Society (BENEV) in Brussels. He has published articles on various corporate law related subjects, such as takeover bids and corporate governance in the energy sector.


Peter holds a Bachelor's Degree from Facultés universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (Namur, Belgium, 1978), a Master's Degree in Law from KU Leuven (Belgium, 1981) and a specialisation degree from Università degli Studi di Siena (Italy, 1982).


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