His practice focuses on corporate M&A and private equity work. Thomas represents corporate clients, private equity funds and other financial investors in their investments, add ons, portfolio assistance (including restructuring advice) and exit transactions, often with an international dimension.

He works across several sectors, such as energy & infrastructure, life sciences and technology.

Thomas is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars. He is recognised, and has been recognised consistently since many years, in his field of expertise by Chambers & Partners (Global & Europe) and The Legal 500. He was also elected twice as Belgian M&A lawyer of the year in the Client Choice Awards.

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Memberships

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Brussels Bar, 2005
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Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVA)
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International Bar Association (IBA)
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Qualifications

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LL.M., Duke University School of Law (NC, USA), 2005
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Law degree, Universiteit Gent (Belgium), 2004

What others say

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‘Thomas Lenné for his stand-out availability, clarity and problem-solving skills as well as his mastery of high-level negotiation in M&A transactions.’
The Legal 500 - Commercial, Corporate / M&A (2022)
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"Thomas Lenné is a shapeshifter, capable of understanding our goals and adapting to meet them in the most effective way possible."
The Legal 500 - Commercial, Corporate / M&A (2022)
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Thomas Lenné is highly active advising clients on the full scope of corporate matters. He is lauded by clients for being "very pragmatic, reliable and proactive, and always within a client's reach."
Chambers & Partners Europe (2022)
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One client comments: "He is very knowledgeable of his client's needs, with a natural international mindset, which makes him able to anticipate questions and be immediately ready with answers and smart, practical solutions." Another client notes that he is "proactive, business-oriented and very well experienced."
Chambers & Partners Europe (2021)
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“Thomas Lenné is an exceptional talent: he has a deep sector knowledge and is able to anticipate potential issues and challenges in a transaction even before they arise. He also understands the commercial drivers of a transaction, is extremely customer-oriented, dedicated and a true perfectionist. We feel in safe hands with him.“ “We highly appreciate partner Mr. Thomas Lenné. He listens to the customer and convinces with his knowledge in a steady and subtle way. We are convinced that due to his approach we were successful.“
The Legal 500 (2021)
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Thomas Lenné

Partner - Attorney at Law

thomas.lenne@loyensloeff.com

Brussels

Dutch, German, English, French, Spanish

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Thomas is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in our Brussels office. He advises on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.

His practice focuses on corporate M&A and private equity work. Thomas represents corporate clients, private equity funds and other financial investors in their investments, add ons, portfolio assistance (including restructuring advice) and exit transactions, often with an international dimension.

He works across several sectors, such as energy & infrastructure, life sciences and technology.

Thomas is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars. He is recognised, and has been recognised consistently since many years, in his field of expertise by Chambers & Partners (Global & Europe) and The Legal 500. He was also elected twice as Belgian M&A lawyer of the year in the Client Choice Awards.