We are delighted to have earned practice and lawyer rankings in the 2018 Legal 500 Europe Guide.

Strelia is ranked in Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution, Insolvency and Restructuring and Private Equity. Our firm is also recommended as a Top-Tier Firm in the Retail sector.

We are very grateful to our clients for the recommendations and praises that Strelia has received, as well as for emphasizing the work of partners Jean-Pierre Fierens, Olivier Clevenbergh, Gisèle Rosselle, Bart De Moor and Laurent Verhavert in this edition.

Our whole team is committed in continuing providing client-focused, efficient and high quality services.

Legal 500 commentary in the 2018 edition is notably as follows :

Commercial, corporate and M&A

The ‘smart, competent and no-nonsense’ lawyers at Strelia have a strong focus on M&A. Key names include Olivier Clevenbergh, Laurent Verhavert and Gisèle Rosselle, who is ‘hands-on and very professional’.”

Dispute resolution

Strelia’s group head Jean-Pierre Fierens has ‘great commercial insight’ (…). Olivier Clevenbergh and the ‘clear, concise and decisive’ Bart De Moor are also recommended.”

Insolvency and restructuring

“Strelia fields ‘a very capable’ restructuring practice under the leadership of the ‘knowledgeable, pragmatic and experienced’ Bart de Moor. (…) Distressed M&A and insolvency disputes are also areas of expertise.”

Private equity

"The ‘excellent partners’ at Strelia have ‘an eye for detail’ and provide ‘objective solutions at the point of deadlock’. The team acts for buyers and sellers on a range of private equity transactions, and is particularly active in the biotech sector. Gisèle Rosselle and Laurent Verhavert are recommended."


« Strelia provides ‘an excellent level of service’; the team advises retailers on the establishment and development of their networks in Belgium, and has significant expertise in franchise and distribution law. (…) Olivier Clevenbergh ‘reacts quickly and combines legal expertise with business acumen’; Jean-Pierre Fierens is also recommended.”