Grégoire Jakhian
Partner - Attorney at Law

Grégoire Jakhian

Grégoire Jakhian heads the Corporate and M&A Practice Group, the Aviation team, the French Desk and the Non-profit team in Belgium. Grégoire has extensive experience in cross-border M&A transactions, take-over bids, corporate finance dispute resolution (including arbitration) and civil law.

About Grégoire Jakhian

He has built a solid reputation for expertise in the financial services, energy, manufacturing and airline sectors. His clients include listed and non-listed companies, PE funds and private companies. His clients are mostly from the US, the EU and Belgium. Grégoire is a regular conference speaker on corporate and financial law. He has written two books (one on public take-over bids and the other on banking law) and numerous articles on various aspects of corporate law, securities regulations and banking law. Until recently, Grégoire was an Assistant Professor at the Université libre de Bruxelles on corporate and financial law. He has chaired the Banking Commission of the Union of International Associations, and he is also very active in the non-profit sector. Grégoire is mentioned by Chambers & Partners Global & Europe (as leading expert in Corporate and M&A), Legal 500 (as leading individual in Corporate and M&A and Aviation) and IFLR 1000 (as leading lawyer in Mergers and Acquisitions). He is a prominent and a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and of the International Bar Association (IBA).


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

Practice head Grégoire Jakhian attracts praise for being "an outstanding lawyer" with particular expertise in the aviation and energy sectors(..)

"Grégoire Jakhian has very broad experience, is a very good listener. His advices are very valuable."

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

"Grégoire Jakhian: Always personally available when needed (including small and difficult cross-border transactions); great partner during negotiations: generally diplomatic and eloquent (with intellectual superiority), even with difficult counterparts, but spares no argument/confrontation in case required; high standard of legal work."

Legal 500 EMEA - Edition 2020 - Not-for-profit - Tier 2

Fielding experts across all relevant areas of law, Loyens & Loeff has become a destination firm for many European institutions, and large associations and foundations across a multitude of industries.

Legal 500 EMEA - Edition 2020 - Private Equity - Tier 2

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