Dirk Leermakers is a Corporate and M&A lawyer who handles national and international mergers and acquisitions, as well as private equity-driven and management-led buyouts. Dirk advises multinationals, private equity firms and hedge funds as well as occasionally private investors with their mostly cross-border transactions. In addition, Dirk is active in the field of corporate reorganisations and restructurings.
Luxembourg is a top-ten financial centre worldwide and the second most important hub in the world for investment funds, behind only New York. In addition, Luxembourg has for decades been and continues to be a jurisdiction of choice used by private equity firms when structuring their international acquisitions. Also, the local economy in Luxembourg is thriving and investments, including from abroad, are plentiful.
In Luxembourg, Strelia advises its national and international corporate and private equity clients on matters of corporate, banking and finance law, general commercial law and the law of investment funds. Strelia Luxembourg also handles corporate and commercial litigation.
Strelia Luxembourg’s office works seamlessly with the lawyers in our Brussels office across our multiple practice areas, thus providing the most comprehensive possible service to clients.
Céderic Devroey focuses on Corporate/M&A, private equity and corporate finance.
Céderic was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2015.
Céderic obtained a Master in law from Ghent University in 2011. In addition, he obtained an LLM from King's College London (KCL) and a Master international relations from the London School of Economics (LSE).
Before joining Strelia in October 2016, Céderic was a lawyer in the Corporate department at DLA Piper in Brussels.
Thomas Pouppez is mainly active in the field of M&A, Corporate law and Corporate finance.
Thomas was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2011. He started his career at Allen & Overy in Brussels in the Banking and Corporate departments. He joined Strelia in October 2013.
Thomas obtained a law degree from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in 2010. In addition, he obtained a Master in European law from the University of Amsterdam in 2011.