Loyens & Loeff

Peter Callens

Visitors address

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. 
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, healthcare, utilities and the IT business. 

He also represents clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings often in post-M&A 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 Global & Europe (Dispute Resolution, Corporate and M&A), Legal 500 EMEA (Corporate and M&A), IFLR 1000 (M&A). He is also recognised as an expert in corporate law, litigation and mergers and acquisitions law by the Best Lawyers guide (2017).

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 has been a member of the Brussels Bar (Nederlandstalige Orde van Advocaten) since 1986.


Peter holds a Bachelor's Degree from Université de 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).


Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish