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. 

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 primarily 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 has published articles on arbitration and on various corporate law related subjects, including takeover bids and corporate governance in the energy sector.

Peter has been a member of the Brussels Bar since 1982. He is the current President of the Brussels Bar (Dutch language section).


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).


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