Banking & Finance

We assist our clients (banks, borrowers and issuers) on all aspects of the structuring and documentation of financing transactions. We also advise our clients in many aspects of the increasingly complex banking and financial regulations affecting their activities.

Dirk Leermakers

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.

Dirk Leermakers

The Brussels based corporate and litigation boutique Strelia reinforces its international offering by opening an office in Luxembourg. -- Brussels and Luxembourg, 22 June 2017. Less than 5 years after it was created Brussels, Strelia will now open an office in Luxembourg. From the start, Strelia was internationally oriented.

The 17th edition of the Trophées du Droit award ceremony took place in Paris at le Pavillon d'Armenonville on March 16th 2017, gathering more than 950 professionals. These awards are divided into three main categories: Best International Law Firms, among which Strelia, as Best Belgian Law Firm Best Specialised Teams Best Law Firms Managers

Strelia has been shortlisted as finalist of The Lawyer European Awards 2017 in the category Law Firm of the Benelux. According to The Lawyer, “The shortlisted firms have been selected by the judges as having demonstrated excellence in their work over the past year, setting themselves apart from the rest of the legal industry.

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Assisting Chevron in the negotiation of agreements with Vanguard, ...  

The French Magazine "Décideurs" has published its 2015 Ranking of the best Belgian Law firms for Banking & Finance. Strelia represented by Jacques Richelle received the mention "Forte Notoriété". See :

The Belgian Parliament passed an anti-vulture funds law on 12 July 2015 which entered into force on 21 September 2015. The Anti-Vulture Funds Law aims at limiting actions by creditors having acquired debt of States in financial difficulties, in particular in the context of debt restructurings. For more, open the attached pdf document