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Grégoire 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).

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Memberships

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Brussels Bar, 1987
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New York Bar, 1990
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American Bar Association (ABA)
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International Bar Association (IBA)
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Qualifications

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LL.M., New York University School of Law (USA), 1987
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Master’s Degree in Law (magna cum laude), Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), 1986
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Publications

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G. JAKHIAN & O. VAZZANO, Les obligations d'information des sociétés : état des lieux à la suite des directives européennes 2014/95/UE et (UE) 2017/828, Journal des tribunaux, 2021/34, no. 6872 - 30 October 2021

What others say

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"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 - Commercial, Corporate and M&A (2021)
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‘Highly regarded’
IFLR1000 - M&A - Tier 2 (2021)
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