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Fieldfisher strengthens Brussels banking practice with new Of Counsel

09/01/2023

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Belgium

European law firm Fieldfisher welcomes Dennis Lievens as Of Counsel in its Brussels office.

His work covers a wide range of finance law services, with a particular focus on project finance, public-private partnerships, and energy and infrastructure projects.
 
Dennis, who joins Fieldfisher from Allen & Overy, has over 10 years of experience advising stakeholders on Belgian and international projects, including transport and social infrastructure PPP projects, renewable energy projects and oil & gas projects. He advises contractors, infrastructure funds, financial institutions and public authorities on the tendering, development, construction and maintenance (sub)contracting strategy, risk allocation, bankability and financing aspects of projects.
 
He also advises real estate funds, developers and financial institutions on real estate acquisition, development and financing matters as well as (international) investment banks and investment funds on financial collateral arrangements and derivatives transactions.
 
Commenting on this arrival, Jean-Franc╠žois Germain, Co-Joint Managing Partner, said:
"We are delighted to have attracted a top and recognised talent like Dennis. He brings a wealth of expertise to our growing banking & finance practice. With his projects experience, he will be an excellent addition to the team and we are delighted to have him on board!"
 
Sofie Heremans, Head of the Belgian Banking practice, commented:
"A very warm welcome to Dennis who will undoubtedly push our team forward and both grow and strengthen our banking & finance practice. His reputable projects, real estate finance and derivatives expertise along with his constructive and motivated mindset is the perfect addition to our team!"
 
On this appointment Dennis Lievens said: "I am very excited to join Fieldfisher and the Banking & Finance team of Sofie Heremans. With its full service offering, international network of multidisciplinary experts and sector focus on energy and infrastructure, Fieldfisher presents an attractive and competitive proposition to clients looking to develop and finance energy and infrastructure projects in Belgium or abroad. I particularly look forward to teaming up with the strong energy and public law practice of David Haverbeke and Wouter Vandorpe to service our clients and further bolster Fieldfisher's international projects group."
 
About Fieldfisher:
Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world’s most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, financial services, energy & natural resources and life sciences.
Our network has more than 1,700 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs. We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Dublin, D├╝sseldorf, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.
 
About Fieldfisher (Belgium) LLP:
With more than 60 lawyers (including 24 partners) and 30 support staff members, the Brussels office is full service and specialises in the major practice areas of business law, specifically banking & finance, corporate and M&A, EU Regulatory, competition, dispute resolution including arbitration and mediation, energy, employment, intellectual property, international trade, privacy & data protection, tax, technology & outsourcing. The firm provides advisory as well as litigation services.

For further press information please contact:
Despoina Sfyraki, Head of BD & Marketing, Fieldfisher (Belgium) LLP on +32 2 742 70 00 or Despoina.Sfyraki@fieldfisher.com or brusselsmarketing@fieldfisher.com.
 
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