Robrecht Coppens
Partner - Attorney at Law

Robrecht Coppens

Robrecht Coppens is a partner in the Corporate and M&A Practice Group in Belgium and heads the firm’s multidisciplinary and cross-office Startup Team.

About Robrecht Coppens

Robrecht specialises in international and domestic M&A, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital transactions. He also advises on matters of general corporate law and corporate restructuring. Robrecht regularly speaks at conferences and seminars and actively coaches young entrepreneurs and start-ups.

What others say about Robrecht

Legal 500 EMEA - Edition 2020 - Private Equity - Tier 2 - 'Next generation partner'

Legal 500 EMEA - Edition 2021 - Commercial, Corporate and M&A 

"I worked with Filip Jorens (Senior Associate) and Robrecht Coppens (Partner). Both were incredibly responsive and particularly Filip Jorens impressed me with his attention to detail and exceptional resourcing, always in compliance with our specific needs in the respective transaction"

Legal 500 EMEA - Edition 2021 - Private Equity - 'Next generation partner'

Legal 500 EMEA - Edition 2020 - Commercial, Corporate and M&A 

“Robrecht Coppens is extremely smart, very knowledgeable and he gave the right guidance to resolve an issue in between partners.”

"Robrecht Coppens is extremely intelligent, highly experienced and very responsive. Importantly for a U.S.-based client, his English is perfect, both in legal terms and in business terms."

IFLR1000 - Edition 2019 - M&A - Tier 2 - ‘Highly regarded’

Chambers & Partners - Edition 2021 - Corporate/M&A - Up and Coming  

One client praises Coppens for his "no-nonsense and straightforward" approach, adding that he manages to have "a quick comprehension of the problem and an understanding of how to find a practical solution." Another client adds that Coppens is "a great guy to work with."


  • Brussels Bar, 2007
  • Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVA), member of the Legal & Tax Committee
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA), Officer of the European Regional Forum


  • Master's Degree in Corporate Law, Katholieke Universiteit Brussel (Belgium), 2007
  • Master’s Degree in Law, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), 2006


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French

T: +32 2 700 10 12
E: [email protected]


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