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09 March 2021 / news

Loyens & Loeff Belgium strengthens its Corporate/M&A practice with the arrival of Thomas Lenné as new partner

Thomas Lenné has joined Loyens & Loeff in Belgium as partner on 8 March 2021. He will be the fourth partner in the Corporate/M&A practice group in Brussels, next to Grégoire Jakhian, Robrecht Coppens and Wim Vande Velde, where he will further strengthen our corporate capabilities in Belgium. Thomas is joined by associate Florence Gypens, who has been working with him for several years.

Thomas Lenné and Florence Gypens

Thomas assists Belgian and international corporate clients on all areas of corporate law, with a particular focus on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and equity capital markets transactions. He is recognised for his expertise in the private equity, healthcare and energy sectors. Additionally, Thomas is a native Dutch and German speaker, which will be a great addition to the Loyens & Loeff German region team. 

Marc Vermylen, Managing Partner of Loyens & Loeff Belgium: 
“We are very pleased to have Thomas and Florence on board and are convinced that their expertise complements our offering so that we can serve our clients even better.” 

Thomas Lenné: "I am delighted to start at Loyens & Loeff and to be a part of its thriving Corporate/M&A team. What really appealed to me about Loyens & Loeff is its stellar domestic and cross-border reputation and its recognised excellence across a wide range of practice areas and sectors. I am very excited about working with my new colleagues to provide first class legal and strategic advice to our clients."  

Grégoire Jakhian, Head of the Corporate/M&A Practice Group of Loyens & Loeff Belgium:
"We are thrilled to welcome Thomas Lenné within Loyens & Loeff and within the Corporate/M&A team. With the arrival of Thomas, we are very determined to further strengthen our private equity strategic focus and our M&A practice."

One client says the following about Thomas Lenné: "He is very knowledgeable of his client's needs, with a natural international mindset, which makes him able to anticipate questions and be immediately ready with answers and smart, practical solutions."
Chambers & Partners 2021 – Belgium – Corporate/M&A

Clients value Thomas Lenné for being "proactive, business-oriented and very well experienced."
Chambers & Partners 2021 – Belgium – Corporate/M&A

"Thomas Lenné is a genuine pleasure to work with. He is a shrewd negotiator and has the ability to make even the most difficult transactions stress free."
Legal 500, 2020 – Belgium – Commercial, corporate & M&A

"Thomas Lenné really understands what we need as a client and has the ability to provide solutions to the most complex problems."
Legal 500, 2020 – Belgium – Commercial, corporate & M&A


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