I am an expert in corporate law with more than 30 years' experience spent advising clients in national and cross-border transaction and structuring work.
My field of competences includes M&A and private equity (structuring, due diligence, negotiations, share purchase agreements, shareholders' agreements, financing, ancillary agreements, security package), joint-ventures, mergers and demergers, corporate governance, financial law (including bond issues, public take-over bids and listings) and real estate.
I have also been involved in major international files, coordinating the work of professionals acting in different disciplines (including lawyers) in more than 15 countries.
Publications that I have written include a reference book on joint-ventures (Joint Ventures: from wedding to divorce published by Larcier in 2006) and numerous articles in the field of general corporate law, international mergers and corporate governance.
I have been ranked by Chambers and Legal 500. In addition to many other clubs and organisations, I am a founding member of Women on Board.
My mother tongue is French, I am fluent in English and Flemish and I have a basic knowledge of German.
What others say…
Marie Evrard is an outstanding professional; the deal went smoothly, but rigorously, and all parties were very pleased with her work, say clients
Marie Evrard works on a range of transactional and advisory matters for clients in the food, retail, TMT, finance and real estate sectors. She is admired for her interpersonal skills and efficiency
The "brilliant" Marie Evrard of Field Fisher Waterhouse is considered "pragmatic and approachable, which is a tremendous help in M&A deals. She is praised for her work on both transactional and contentious matters